We just circulated the following ad for a new Ph.D. student opportunity…
Graduate Research Assistantship in
Hydrology and Biogeochemistry
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for a PhD-level graduate research assistantship with an expected start date of fall of 2014.
This interdisciplinary research project is focused on simultaneously quantifying soil and hydrologic controls on nitrogen cycling and transport on forested hillslopes. The project will combine field and laboratory experiments with transport modeling in order to evaluate processes controlling nitrate export.
Research assistantships include a full tuition waiver, benefits, and a competitive annual stipend including summer support (~$23,000). For more information on the graduate program in the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech, please visit: www.frec.vt.edu.
Interested students should contact: