Fully funded PhD position in dust-climate research at University of California - Merced, USA

The Aerosol-Climate research group in the Department of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of California - Merced (UC Merced) seeks 1-2 Ph.D. students to begin in the Spring or Fall of 2024. Successful candidates will work on research involving the impacts of dust on clouds and precipitation. This 5-year PhD position will be fully funded through a combination of research and teaching assistantships to the students, which will include tuition waivers and benefits. Applicants with a background in atmospheric science, ocean science, geology, physics, or other related fields are welcome to apply. Previous programming skills using Fortran, NCL, Matlab, Python, or others are desirable but not required. Please note that the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Score is not required to apply for the ES graduate program.


Motivated students are encouraged to contact Dr. Adeyemi Adebiyi at aaadebiyi@ucmerced.edu with the CV and a brief statement of research interests and/or experience. More information about the Aerosol-Climate group at UC Merced can be found on the group’s website at https://www.aadebiyi.com/.  The Aerosol-Climate group is committed to providing a supportive and enriching research environment where diversity is a source of creativity and innovation for students of all backgrounds, nationalities, races, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. In addition, UC Merced is a campus committed to the success and support of our graduate students. Currently, 97 percent of our Ph.D. students receive full financial support. With the lowest cost of living across the UC system, funding stretches further at UC Merced, allowing our students to focus on research and a timely completion of their degree.