Job Posting

Climate, Hydrology, Agriculture Data Assistant

Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering/Biological Engineering

Position Information


The selected student will help with processing climate data for an National Science Foundation research project that seeks to understand crop yield and water demands in the Southeastern United States under future climate scenarios. The datasets are large and required use of cluster computing on campus.

Required Skills

- Knowledge of handling large datasets (>7 million data points per file)
- Good organization and communication skills
- Basic coding skills, R preferred

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with using cluster/parallel computing a plus
- Statistics class completed

Faculty Mentor or Sponsor

Other Comments

Please email Hai Nguyen and Dr. Chris Costello if you are interested. Please attach a resume and include in the email how your skills and interests align with the project.

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