Graduate Assistant Research Positions (PhD)

We invite applications from talented and motivated students interested in pursuing a PhD degree in coastal oceanography and biological-physical interactions. Applicants should have a Masters or Bachelor’s degree in oceanography, applied mathematics or physics. The prospective students must be admitted to the University of Maryland Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences (MEES) graduate program and will conduct research at the UMCES Horn Point Laboratory under the direction of Professor Ming Li. Two positions are available:

(1) Nonlinear internal waves. This student will use numerical models to investigate the generation, propagation and evolution of nonlinear internal waves in coastal plain estuaries.

(2) Biological-physical interactions. This student will investigate how climate variability and climate change affect ocean acidification and algal blooms.

The PhD positions are expected to start in fall of 2018 and include stipend, tuition, medical insurance and travel to domestic and international conferences. If you are interested in these positions, please send a brief description of your research interests and current CV to Dr. Ming Li ( Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018. The deadline for applications to the MEES graduate program is January 13, 2018.

UMCES is an EEO/AA employer.  Individuals with disabilities, veterans, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Horn Point Laboratory
Tuesday, December 12, 2017