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Funded PhDs in Paleoclimate Modeling at the University of Connecticut

Funded PhDs in Paleoclimate Modeling at the University of Connecticut


University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut, United States of America


Relevant divisions
Atmospheric Sciences (AS)
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Ocean Sciences (OS)

Full time

Student / Graduate / Internship


Required education
Undergraduate degree

Application deadline
10 January 2020

31 October 2019

Job description

The Computational Climate Change Lab in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for two fully funded PhD positions in paleoclimate modeling to begin in fall 2020. Potential research topics include past greenhouse climates, glacial-interglacial cycles, and mass extinctions. Students who will soon graduate with a BS or MS in physics, math, chemistry, atmospheric sciences, or geology are especially encouraged to apply.

Please visit our lab website ( for information about our research and the department website ( for information about the graduate program. Applications must be received by January 10th for fall 2020 admission.

About the University – UConn is a top 25 public research university situated in the beautiful rolling hills of central Connecticut but is just a short drive from both New York City and Boston. The recently established Department of Geosciences is made up of a group of enthusiastic scientists who are researching a wide range of topics in Earth sciences.

About the positions – The research involves working on a supercomputer to configure, execute, and analyze Earth system model simulations. Students will have continuous stipend support. Admission includes tuition waiver, health insurance benefits, and additional funding opportunities to travel to professional meetings.

Interested students are encouraged to request additional information through our lab website ( or by contacting either Dr. Clay Tabor ( or Dr. Ran Feng ( We look forward to hearing from you!