Opportunity: Grad and Postdoc, Sensors

Looking for early career opportunities in environmental monitoring with sensors? Jake Hosen from Purdue University is now recruiting multiple funded graduate and post doc positions to focus on water quality and carbon cycling research. The ideal applicants will have a background in biology, chemistry, environmental science, computer science, or another relevant field, and have an interest in generating applied solutions, and in citizen engagement.

The starting dates for this positions are flexible, and can begin as early as January 2021. 

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Date published: 2020/09/23

I am recruiting multiple funded graduate and post doc positions. Applications are being accepted from prospective masters and PhD students. There are broad opportunities to work with sensors and lots of data to solve water quality problems and understand carbon cycling in freshwaters. If you want to conduct research that generates applied solutions and emphasizes citizen engagement, you are encouraged to apply.

Opportunities Include:

  • Apply national networks of in situ water sensors (including NEON and USGS) to model microbial and photo-oxidation of organic matter.
  • Use sensor networks to model and predict water quality in midwestern lakes at risk for eutrophication.
  • Understand landscape controls on methane production using high resolution LiDAR and bathymetry.

Start Date: January-August 2021

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, env.science, computer science or similar (broadly interpreted).

To Apply: Send cover letter, C.V., and contact information for three references to Jake Hosen ([email protected]).

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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