Graduate Research Assistant (MS or PhD) in Aquatic Macroecology / Data Science – Louisiana

Agency
Louisiana State University
Location
Baton Rouge, LA
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
$22,000 plus tuition
Last Date to Apply
11/16/2020
Website
https://www.stevemidway.com
Description
A graduate assistantship is available at the MS or PhD level in Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences (DOCS) starting spring 2021. The successful applicant will work on building a database of CO2 in flowing waters (streams) across the US and use statistical modeling to detect spatial and temporal trends. Possibilities exist to link CO2 data (and other water quality measures) to other data for biological communities, including fish. Research themes will be in aquatic macroecology and development of big datasets for macroscale questions.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: • BS in Environmental Science, Spatial Ecology, or a related field • GPA > 3.0 • Experience in R • Highly motivated and capable of working independently Preferred Qualifications • MS degree Environmental Science, Spatial Ecology, or a related field • Strong quantitative skills (statistical modeling) Email to Dr. Steve Midway (smidway@lsu.edu) a single, merged PDF including: 1) cover letter describing research experience and interests, 2) CV or resume, 3) transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), 4) GRE scores (not required), and 5) contact information of three professional references.
Contact Person
Steve Midway
Contact eMail
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