[ES_JOBS_NET] PhD Position available at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

The Department of Earth Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue UniversityIndianapolis (IUPUI) seeks a motivated student interested in pursuing a PhDin Applied Earth Sciences. The student will work on a USDA-funded projectinvestigating the buffering effect of no-till agriculture on crop yield,nutrient use efficiency, and leaching potential through field simulation,greenhouse experiments, and data synthesis. The position is available fromAugust 2016, and will be supported through research and teachingassistantships that provide a competitive stipend, tuition remission andhealth insurance. The student will be co-advised by Lixin Wang (http://ift.tt/1VyjpXt) and Pierre-André Jacinthe  (http://ift.tt/21dhvvc), and will workin close collaboration with the Remote Sensing group led by Lin Li. Applicantsmust hold a Master degree in earth sciences, hydrology, environmentalsciences or related disciplines, and have strong oral and writtencommunication skills.IUPUI is Indiana’s premier urban public research university, currentlyenrolling more than 30,000 students. In 2011, IUPUI was ranked 3rd by U.S.News and World Report in “Up-and-Coming National Universities”.Indianapolis is a very livable city with a wealth of outdoor, cultural, andsporting activities. The department of Earth Sciences has a wide variety ofanalytical facilities including LGR and Picarro water isotope analyzers,IRMS facility, and wet chemistry laboratories equipped for soil, water andplant analysis.To apply, please send a copy of your application materials (statement ofinterest, resume, unofficial transcripts, GRE score, TOEFL score ifapplicable, and contact information of three referees) to Dr. Lixin Wang (lxwang@iupui.edu) or Dr. Pierre-André Jacinthe (pjacinth@iupui.edu). Reviewof applications will start immediately and continue until the positions arefilled.

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Lixin Wang

Assistant Professor

Editor: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

Associate Editor: Journal of Arid Environments

Department of Earth Sciences

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

723 W Michigan St, SL 118P

Indianapolis IN 46202

Office Tel: 317-274-7764

Fax: 317-274-7966

http://ift.tt/1VyjpXt

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