In-stream Water Quality Modelling - Ph.D. Opportunity


The Global Institute for Water Security (http://www.usask.ca/water/) and the School for Environment and Sustainability (http://www.usask.ca/sens/) at the University of Saskatchewan are seeking a Ph.D. candidate with experience in in-stream water quality modelling to support research in understanding the mixing regime and biological processes in aquatic environments of rivers and lakes.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Science, Applied Mathematics or related analytical field of study
  • Knowledge of computer programming
  • Strong capability to apply computer models
  • Familiarity with exploratory data analysis and statistical methods
  • Successful application to the College of Graduate Studies and Research

In addition, the candidate should have:

  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner with team members
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Funding:

A three-year scholarship is available for a qualified individual through the Global Water Futures program.

How to Apply:

Prior to applying, please contact Dr. Lindenschmidt:

Dr. Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt
Associate Professor
School of Environment and Sustainability
University of Saskatchewan
Email: karl-erich.lindenschmidt@usask.ca

General admission requirements and an on-line application form can be found at the College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) website: www.usask.ca/cgsr/admission/index.php

Candidates must also submit official transcripts, their CV, and a brief statement of research interest (approximately 1-3 pages in length) that includes:

  • Specific areas of interest that could lead to a thesis topic;
  • A description of why the applicant wants to pursue research in the interdisciplinary context of the School of Environment and Sustainability;
  • A description of any employment or study experiences that relate to the research interests described.

Transcripts and statement of research interests are to be directed to:

Chair, Graduate Affairs Committee
School of Environment and Sustainability
University of Saskatchewan
Room 323, Kirk Hall
117 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C8
Canada
email: sens.admissions@usask.ca

Application Deadline:

To start the Ph.D. program in January 2018 please complete the application process as soon as possible as candidates are already being reviewed by the School of Environment and Sustainability.

For additional information on this opportunity you are strongly encouraged to contact Dr. Lindenschmidt before applying:

Dr. Karl-Erich Lindenschmidt
Associate Professor
School of Environment and Sustainability
University of Saskatchewan
Email: karl-erich.lindenschmidt@usask.ca

posted: 16 October 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.