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PhD Position in Statistical Hydrology and Climate Change at Geyongsang National University, South Korea

Water Resources and Climate Research Group, Department of Civil Engineering, Gyeongsang National University in Jinju, South Korea invites applications for one master or PhD student beginning in Fall 2012. This PhD or master position is supported by Foundation of Korea(NRF) grant funded by the Korea government(MEST). The PhD or master student will be responsible for developing stochastic/statistical hydrological models under the assumption of climate change or nonstationary processes with observed climate and hydrometric data.

The successful candidate should be comfortable with statistical analysis and mathematics. For a Ph.D. student, A master degree in Statistics, Atmospheric Sciences, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences or Civil Engineering is required, but a Ph.D. in other disciplines with a strong mathematical and/or statistical background is welcome. Skills in programming platforms (e.g. Fortran, C++, R, MatLab) would be an asset. The official language is Korean but it is not necessary once you are fluent in English.