Graduate Students

Prof. Eric Rignot is seeking outstanding graduate students to work in the areas of glaciology, ice sheet numerical modeling, ice-ocean interactions, ocean numerical modeling, remote sensing (interferometric SAR), and data assimilation. Interested students should contact Prof. Eric Rignot by email, along with a description of their research interest. For more information about UCI ESS PhD degree, please consult http://www.ess.uci.edu/grad and "Why choose UCI". We have openings for 1-2 graduate students each year.

Postdoctoral Scholar

A postdoctoral scholar position is available in the Department of Earth System Science at the University of California, Irvine in Prof. Eric Rignot's group on topics related to numerical ice sheet modeling, satellite/airborne data assimilation, and ice dynamics.

A Ph.D. in mathematics, physics, oceanography or glaciology is desired.  Experience with programming (C, Matlab, Perl), image/signal processing, or finite element methods is a plus. The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, along with demonstrated ability to work well in a collaborative environment.

This opportunity is open to International Applicants

Application Method:
For full consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and telephone numbers and emails of three references to Eric Rignot erignot@uci.edu. A 12-month commitment is expected. Pending successful performance and the availability of Federal funding, the position may be renewed annually for up to two years.

Take a course with Prof. Eric Rignot:

EarthSS 60A: Fundamental Processes in Earth and Environmental Studies

EarthSS 138: Satellite Remote Sensing for Earth System Science

EarthSS 215: Cryosphere