Ph.D. Positions in Earth System Science, GIScience & Remote Sensing at Clark University

Applications are invited for Ph.D. assistantships within the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University. Ph.D. admission covers tuition, provides an annual stipend, and includes eligibility for competitive fellowships. Clark’s Earth System Science program features expertise in terrestrial ecosystems and global change, hydrology, forest ecology, biogeography, polar science, terrestrial and marine biogeochemistry, disturbance & landscape ecology, GIScience, and remote sensing. GIScience and remote sensing geographers apply the world’s most advanced Earth observation and spatial analytical technologies to address crucial issues concerning socio-economic development and environmental science and policy. At Clark, you will acquire strong working knowledge of remote sensing, spatial analysis, decision science, image processing, dynamic modeling, time series analysis, geostatistics, and the global positioning system. Special opportunities exist also in software development and environmental conservation. For example, we have funding available for graduate research into wetland dynamics via the National Science Foundation’s Long Term Ecological Research network All accepted Ph.D. applicants receive guaranteed stipends via teaching or research assistantships.

The Graduate School of Geography at Clark University is internationally renowned for innovative scholarships and is an acknowledged leader in the field. Consistently ranked as one of the top-ten graduate programs by the National Research Council, Clark Geography enables graduate students to train with top professionals and participate in a world-class research community. Students are guaranteed tuition remission and Graduate Assistantships for a minimum of four years, fostering a tight-knit, supportive intellectual community. Having awarded more Ph.D.s than any other geography program in the U.S., Clark Geography has a reputation for training future leaders in the field.

Applications are due December 31, 2018 for Fall 2019 program entry. For complete details see our website (, or contact Rachel Levitt, , 508-793-7282.