Grad Student Position Details
Course-based professional Master with specialization in GIS-based resource management
Rick Pelletier, Andreas Hamann
Professor and Associate Chair
Project Start Date
Research revolves around issues of spatial and temporal analysis in landscape ecology with applications in forest management, conservation biology, and climate change adaptation.
A strong background in the use of geographic information systems, ArcGIS and/or QGIS, and programming skills in R and/or Python are an asset.
Our professional Masters programs (Master of Foresty or Master of Agriculture) are typically completed in 12 to 18 months (24 course + 6 research credits or 18 course + 12 research credits). More details in sections 5 and 6 here: http://tinyurl.com/rr-gph.
The program is self-funded (costs are described here: http://tinyurl.com/fgsr-costs), but the research project for this position includes a competitive stipend between $3,000 and $12,000, depending on qualifications.
Other Contact Information
Contact Andreas Hamann with (1) a resume that focuses on relevant skills for this position, (2) 1-page a statement of interest that focuses on GIS-based resource management with applications in forest management, conservation biology, or climate change, and (3) an unofficial transcript of your previous (or in progress) university education.