Graduate Student position on GIS

Graduate Student position on GIS in Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering, FAU

Job description:

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering ( currently seeks a highly-motivated, high-potential applicant for a Ph.D. or a Master student position to work on a watershed planning project.


The successful candidate should be ambitious and have obtained a MSc degree or a Bachelor degree majoring in GIS by the start of the appointment. A strong background in GIS is essential. Experience with one or more of the following topics would be an advantage: hydrology, geospatial analysis, remote sensing and/or programming. A broad interest in geomatics engineering, and the willingness and capacity to interact in a multidisciplinary team, are essential. The candidate should be fluent in both spoken and written English. International students are required to submit a GRE and a TOEFL score.

Terms of employment:

The successful candidate will be offered a full-time PhD or Master student position, initially for one year. Depending on a satisfactory performance this may be extended to a maximum period of four years, with the intend that it results in a doctorate within this period.

The gross yearly stipend starts at $21,000 for a Ph.D. position, and $18,000 for a Master student in the first year. Tuition is included in the package besides the stipend.

Additional information:

Informal enquiries may be sent to Dr. Hongbo Su at More information about the research group can be found from the Laboratory webpage.

How to apply:

To apply, please follow this link and the guidelines mentioned there. Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2019. Evaluations and interviews are planned soon thereafter. The ultimate starting date is January 1, 2020.

Online screening may be part of the selection. Commercial response to this ad is not appreciated.

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