Water Institute Faculty and Students:


Please share the attached Ph. D. opportunities at FIU with potentially interested students.


Wendy Graham, Ph. D.
Carl S. Swisher Chair in Water Resources
Director UF Water Institute
PO Box 116601
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-6601

Phone 352-294-7741
Email  [log in to unmask]


From: Jawitz,James W
Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 9:47 AM
To: Graham, Wendy D. <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: FW: Ph.D. positions in Hydrogeology and Geoscience Education Research


Hi Wendy – Water Instituters might be interested in PhD opportunities at FIU.




James W. Jawitz, Ph.D., P.E. | Professor | Landscape Hydrology |
Soil and Water Sciences Department |University of Florida |

2191 McCarty Hall | Gainesville, FL 32611 USA|
Phone 352.294.3141| Fax 352.392.3902|



From: Rene Price <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 9:41 AM
To: [log in to unmask]; [log in to unmask]; Mark Rains <[log in to unmask]>; Flower, Hilary <[log in to unmask]>; Jawitz,James W <[log in to unmask]>; Sullivan, Pamela Lee <[log in to unmask]>; Martin,Jonathan Bowman <[log in to unmask]>; [log in to unmask]; [log in to unmask]
Subject: Ph.D. positions in Hydrogeology and Geoscience Education Research


I have funding to recruit Ph.D. Students for Fall 2019.  I would appreciate if you could forward this announcement to interested parties.

Multiple Graduate Student Positions available through the
Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment (CAChE)
Florida International University, Miami, FL

The NSF-funded Center of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program at Florida International University's Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment (CAChE) has a number of graduate student fellowships available in multiple departments including Earth & Environment and the STEM Transformation Institute on the Education and Training components of the Center.

The research focus of CREST CAChE is to address the sources, transport, transformation and ecosystem responses to contaminants, pollutants and other natural stressors, under changing land-use and environmental conditions. The proposed work will be performed across South Florida’s interwoven systems, consisting of natural, agricultural, and human/urban zones.
Faculty from Florida International University in the Department of Earth and Environment are looking for prospective Ph.D. students interested in two areas:

1.  Chemical Hydrogeology/Ecohydrology contact Dr. René Price ([log in to unmask])
2.  Geoscience Education Research contact Dr. Kathleen Quardokus Fisher ([log in to unmask]).

Full 12-month stipends are available.

Apply by Feb. 1, 2019 for Fall 2019 admission via the website:

Students from groups traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering fields are especially encouraged to apply. US Citizenship or permanent residency is required.
Direct any inquiries to the faculty above or to [log in to unmask] or 305-348-3594.
FIU is a Carnegie engaged public research university, classified as R1 highest research activity, and offers more than 180 bachelors, masters and doctoral programs. FIU is the largest majority minority RI institution in the US, with a student population of over 50,000. FIU is a vibrant, student-centered public research university, ideally located in Miami, that is worlds ahead in its commitment to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity so that our graduates are prepared to succeed in a global market. CREST CAChE is a joint venture between FIU’s Institute for Water and environment ( and the STEM Transformation Institute (



René M. Price
Chair and Professor Department of Earth and Environment
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC5-373
Miami, FL 33199