This year, we have Ph.D. student positions available in UC Merced for work in:
(a) a project investigating the effect of fire on soil structure and organic matter dynamics (for more information see UCM student position – fire and agg ), and
b) four Ph.D. student positions in the Southern Sierra Critical Zone observatory project in projects spanning hydrology, microbiology, biogeochemistry and geochemistry (for more information see SSCZO student positions ad 2013a_AAB_SCH).
Students with a MSc in Soil Science, Hydrology, Geology, or related fields, or candidates with research experience in these areas are strongly encouraged to apply. The application deadline for graduate studies at UC Merced is January 15, 2014. After the deadline potential students should directly contact Prof. Berhe or other members of the Environmental Systems graduate group over email.