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International Association For Great Lakes Research

Graduate Student University of Windsor Windsor, ON Closing Date: Until Filled Description Graduate Student Opportunities Research area: Application of Machine Learning for Water Quality Modeling and Climate Change Impact Assessment Position #: 2024ML1 : The University of Windsor's School of the Environment (SOE) and the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER) are seeking motivated graduate students at M.Sc. or Ph.D. levels to conduct research on (i) the application of data-driven methods to forecast water quality variations and the occurrence of harmful algal blooms (HABs) in the Great Lakes and (ii) the assessment of climate change impacts on water quality and water budget of the Great Lakes. Selected candidates will receive full support, including stipends and tuition coverage via research and teaching assistantships. The University of Windsor's SOE and GLIER have world-class research facilities and strong ties with NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) and the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR). Selected candidates will have the opportunity to interact with distinguished researchers in environmental modeling, water quality, and aquatic ecology. The graduate programs at SOE and GLIER are designed to develop professional competence and equip students with skills to solve the technical problems of society and the global environment. The University of Windsor is committed to excellence in teaching and research and offers a friendly and supportive environment for living and learning. Situated as Canada's southernmost university, its border location provides unique cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities. Qualifications Motivated candidates with a relevant background in science or engineering are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will possess demonstrated proficiency in programming, particularly in MATLAB or Python, along with experience in machine learning, data mining, and statistical modeling. Prior experience in water quality analysis, aquatic chemistry, and ecohydrology is considered an asset for prospective Ph.D. students. Application Instructions If you are interested, please send your letter of interest summarizing your qualifications and research interests, CV, copies of university transcripts, and relevant research publications (if any) as a single PDF file to Dr. Ali Saber ([email protected]). Please include position #2024ML1 in the subject line of your email. This position is primarily open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. However, we may consider outstanding international applicants holding a valid study permit. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. The anticipated start date for successful candidates is September 2024 or shortly thereafter, with the possibility of considering applications for January 2025. Please refer to https://www.uwindsor.ca/graduate-studies/346/admission-requirements for general admission requirements. Contact Ali Saber University of Windsor [email protected]

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