Ph.D. position in global carbon cycling and environmental data sciences

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Sunday, October 16, 2022 - 15:30

The Hydrogeochemistry And eNvironmental Data Sciences (HANDS) Research Group ( at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Syracuse University ( is seeking Ph.D. applicants interested in assessing the carbon and water fluxes from the land water systems using machine learning techniques, hydrological modeling, and Earth system modeling. The graduate student will be fully funded by a mix of NSF funds and TA, and would have access to computing facilities at NCSA/SDSC. The expected starting date is Fall 2023 with the possibility of starting in Spring 2023
Required/preferred qualifications:

B.S. in geology/geochemistry/hydrology/hydrogeology or relevant fields; M.S. degree is preferred.
Knowledge about earth surface processes, low-temperature geochemistry, and critical zone sciences (e.g., rock weathering and water-rock interactions).
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Programming skills in R or Python are preferred but not required.

If you are interested, please follow the instruction on our departmental website ( to submit the application. 
If you have questions and/or are interested in an early starting date of Spring 2023, please contact Dr. Tao Wen as soon as possible ( Please include a copy of your CV, a brief description of any prior research activities (note: prior research experience is not required for admission!), and your current research and educational interests.

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