M.S. Graduate student opportunity at Watershed Hydrology Laboratory, Louisiana State University

Applications for a graduate position at MS level to participate in research on carbon transport and transformation in aquatic systems. The research involves field sampling of rivers and lakes in south Louisiana with a research focus on bio-geochemical cycling of carbon, especially CO2 outgassing. Applicants should have a BS degree in earth science, environmental science, natural resources, or a closely related field. Successful applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.25 for last two years. Verbal and quantitative scores of the GRE should be at least 310 with at least 150 and 150 on the verbal and quantitative sections, respectively. The writing score must be at least a 4.0. Performance on the GRE will be evaluated in combination with GPA, letters of reference, and other evidence of the applicants’ potential success in pursuing a graduate degree. Expected starting date is the Fall 2020 semester. The available assistantship has a stipend of $1600 per month.

Interested applicants should send to Dr. Jun Xu (yjxu@lsu.edu, http://www.rnr.lsu.edu/hydrology/people/xu/) a copy of their CV, GPA and GRE scores, a written statement of graduate research interests, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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