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PhD positions in Arctic and Mid-Latitude Paleoclimatology - Buffalo, NY, USA

Buffalo, NY, United States
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There are openings in the Paleoclimate Dynamics group at the University of Buffalo for PhD students studying Arctic and mid-latitude paleoclimatology. The starting date would be summer or fall 2022.
Description
Project 1: RAW: Rapid Arctic Warming; Patterns and processes of rapid Arctic warming based on paleoclimate observations and models
There is an opening for one graduate student to join an NSF-ARCSS-funded interdisciplinary team at the University at Buffalo (UB) and Northern Arizona University (NAU) that aims to better understand the feedbacks, patterns, and processes associated with rapid warming in the Arctic.

Project 2: CHARMinG: Climate, Hydrology, & Action for Rapid climate Mitigation in the Great lakes; CAREER: Back to the Future-Integrating Research on the Mid-latitude Climate Response to Rapid Warming with Experiential Curriculum that Turns Knowledge into Action
There is an opening for one PhD student to join an NSF-Paleoclimate-funded team that aims to better understand the feedbacks, patterns, and processes associated with rapid warming in the Great Lakes Region AND that trains UB students in a project-based course to help local businesses reduce their carbon footprint.

Project 3: GRate: – Integrating data and modeling to quantify rates of Greenland Ice Sheet change, Holocene to future
There is an opening for one PhD student to join a cohort of trainees on an NSF-ARCSS-funded interdisciplinary team that aims to better understand past and future Greenland Ice Sheet change.
Tasks
Tasks will vary depending on the specific project, but will generally include field work, lab work, proxy system modeling to interpret proxy records, and collaboration with other research groups. Read more here: http://www.glyfac.buffalo.edu/Faculty/ekthomas/opportunities.html
Requirements
Prospective students should be highly motivated team members with excellent communication skills in English (written and oral), and with experience with, or a strong interest in developing skills in, numerical modeling and scientific programming skills.
Applications
When applying, you will be asked to provide:
- a personal statement
- the application fee of USD 75
transcripts from every institution you have attended
- three letters of recommendation

Read more and apply: arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/geology/apply.html
Application deadline
Further information
http://www.glyfac.buffalo.edu/Faculty/ekthomas/opportunities.html
Contact email
ekthomas@buffalo.edu