Ph.D. Assistantship in Environmental Management




Montclair, NJ


We are seeking a Ph.D. student in Environmental Management with an interest in studying anthropogenic impacts on aquatic ecosystems. As a result of urbanization and industrialization, the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area is now facing multiple environmental challenges, particularly issues related to flooding, storm water management, combined sewer overflow, pathogens, and elevated nutrients. The project goal is to expand understanding and knowledge on such challenges, evaluate potential strategies, and identify solutions for science-informed environmental management policy. On a competitive basis, the Ph.D. program awards an $18,000, 10-month stipend (Sept.-June) plus tuition waiver to incoming Ph.D. students. Additional opportunities exist for summer employment (July-August).

Minimum requirements:
- combined math and verbal GRE scores higher than 1100 (old scale); foreign students need TOEFL test
- M.S./M.A. degree in in ecology, environmental science, hydrology, geo science or a related field
- GPA higher than 3.3.

Application deadline: April 15, 2014

For questions regarding the opportunity and research details, please contact Dr. Meiyin Wu at

Details on the Ph.D. program in Environmental Management and the application process can be obtained from or contact the program director Dr. Dibyendu Sarkar at