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2 PhD Opportunities in Mountain Hydrology Group
Laramie, Wyoming, USA
University of Wyoming
  • Graduate Position

Two funded Ph.D. graduate student positions are available for students to join the University of Wyoming Mountain Hydrology Group in the Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering & Construction Management starting in Fall 2022. The successful applicants will be funded by a Graduate Teaching Assistantship or a Graduate Research Assistantship to study one of the following: 

  1. Feasibility analyses of L-Band InSAR to produce global snow water equivalent products. 
  2. Investigating liquid water storage/transport in seasonal snow and the impacts on radar signals. 

There is the potential for some flexibility in defining the scope of project within the candidates’ own interests and skills. Both projects include components that welcome applicants from a variety of scientific backgrounds including, but not limited to geophysics, hydrology, analysis of large datasets, skills in R, Matlab, or Python, and experience with GIS.  These opportunities will have collaborative opportunities with multiple groups/agencies including the NASA SnowEx Campaign, Bureau of Reclamation, and the USGS.  

Inquiries should be sent to Dr. Ryan Webb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To apply please email your CV and cover letter as one PDF to Dr. Ryan Webb. Applications will be reviewed immediately. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Dr. Webb for further information prior to applying, if interested. The positions include funding for a stipend, tuition, health insurance, and travel. Laramie, WY is an outstanding place to live, work, and play with proximity to multiple outdoor recreational opportunities. 

2021-12-17

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