We seek a graduate research assistant for an urban heat island project funded by NSF's Smart and Connected Community program in the Department of Geography at the University of Georgia (www.uga.edu). The campus is located in Athens, GA about 1.5 hours away from Atlanta. The new graduate student is expected to start in spring semester of 2017, and will conduct research on integrating human-borne and vehicle-borne temperature data to UAS data to study hyper-local spatio-temporal variability within UHIs. Applicants with a bachelor or Master degree in Geography with a focus on climatology or GIScience with some programming experience are encouraged to apply. The assistantship will include a salary commensurate with education level (M.S. or Ph.D.), tuition waiver, and health benefits. Interested candidates should send an email describing their past experience and their motivation for pursuing a graduate degree, along with a CV, unofficial college transcripts, GRE scores, and the names and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Andrew Grundstein (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Deepak Mishra (email@example.com), Department of Geography, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30606. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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