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Graduate Student Opportunity, Tropical Paleolimnology, University of Kentucky

MS or PhD position available in East African paleolimnology, University of Kentucky (Lexington), starting in January, 2018. The project will focus on geochronology, sedimentology, and geochemistry of new sediment cores collected from Lake Tanganyika. Funding is guaranteed through a combination of research and teaching assistantships. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in geology, geophysics, environmental studies, limnology (or similar fields), a strong work ethic, an interest in participating in remote field work, and a willingness to communicate results through presentation and publication. Please contact Michael McGlue (michael.mcglue - at - uky . edu) for more information and please include a resume. Additional details on the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Kentucky can be found at https://ees.as.uky.edu/.