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Graduate Assistantship, New Mexico Highlands University

Graduate assistantships are available for students wishing to pursue an MS in Geology - Environmental Science beginning Spring or Fall 2020 term. The NMHU Environmental Geology Program strengths are in Petrology, Environmental geochemistry, Water Resources & Water Quality, Paleomagnetism, Volcanology, and collaborative endeavors with the New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute. The Paleomagnetism-Rock Magnetism, Powder X-Ray Diffraction, and Water Chemistry laboratories support wide-ranging analytical and field research. The NMHU campus is situated at the boundary of the Great Plains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Campus is located within one to two hours from Cenozoic volcanic fields, Precambrian rock exposures, glaciated valleys, desert terrains, and several world-renowned geologic features - the Valles Caldera and the Rio Grande Rift. A low student:faculty ratio, state-of-the art laboratory facilities, and committed faculty provide students with a superior learning experience. The graduate assistantship includes a nine-month stipend and tuition waiver per academic year. Application review begins 01/10/19 Spring and 01/02/20 Fall. For more information, contact Dr. Petronis, Environmental Geology, NRM Department, New Mexico Highlands University, Box 9000, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701, mspetro@nmhu.edu. For disabled access or services call 505-454-3513 or TDD# 505-454-3003. AA/EOE Employer.