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Catchment Hydrology and Stormwater Management PhD Student
University of Vermont

  • May 15, 2017
  • Catchment Hydrology and Stormwater Management PhD Student
  • Vermont EPSCoR
  • University of Vermont
    Burlington, VT
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • January 2018 (may be flexible)
  • Graduate Student
  • Natural Sciences
    Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
    Marine/Freshwater Sciences
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Graduate Student Research Assistantship – PhD

Catchment Hydrology and Stormwater Management
Vermont EPSCoR Program, University of Vermont

A multi-year Graduate Research Assistantship position is available at the University of Vermont as part of a research study on Resilience to Extreme Events in Social Ecological Systems of the Lake Champlain Basin. We are seeking a student interested in pursuing PhD level research in the areas of catchment hydrology and stormwater management in the context of climate change impacts. Research will involve modeling (including programming) and field work components. Candidates should enjoy being part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers (i.e., faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and stakeholders) working toward identifying strategies that improve water quality resilience within the Basin. Additional information may be found at:

Qualifications: B.A., B.S. with published research experience, or M.S. in engineering, environmental science, or a related field. Research interests and previous experience should fall within the following fields: hydrology, land use, stormwater management, catchment hydrology, water quality, soil science, programming, and mathematical modeling.

A major goal of Vermont EPSCoR is workforce development, which means that the graduate students will be intensively mentored for success. PhD students should also expect to mentor undergraduate students during the summer research season. Individuals selected will be expected to interact substantially across the project. Start date January 2018 (may be flexible).

For questions, please email:
Applications should include a CV and cover letter, and be emailed to For all inquiries and applications, please reference position number GRA#003.

Note that the successful candidate selected by EPSCoR will also need to be admitted to the UVM Graduate College.

  • The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to a program of affirmative action in order to fulfill that policy. The University will accordingly recruit and hire into all positions the most qualified persons in light of job-related requirements, and applicants and employees shall be treated in employment matters without regard to unlawful criteria including race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, positive HIV-related blood test results, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran or Armed Forces service medal veteran, as these terms are defined under applicable law, or any other factor or characteristic protected by law.

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  • Vermont EPSCoR
    Vermont EPSCoR
    University of Vermont
    Burlington, VT 05405


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