IUPUI Paleoclimatology and Sedimentology Laboratory


Ph.D. Position Available: The PSL is currently seeking applicants that wish to pursue a Ph.D. paleoclimatology in the Department of Earth Sciences at IUPUI. The student will work on NSF funded research related to Holocene Indian summer monsoon variability as recorded in a series of lake sediment archives from the Tibetan Plateau. The research will include extensive fieldwork in addition to a variety of laboratory and analytical activities. Familiarity with sediment cores, physical sedimentology and isotope geochemistry is desired, but not essential. Those with, or close to completing, a M.Sc. are particularly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send their C.V. and transcripts (copies are fine) as a single PDF file directly to Dr. Broxton Bird (bwbird@iupui.ediu). Please contact Dr. Bird with any questions about the position 


The PSL recently received two NSF awards for paleoclimate research in Tibet and Colombia.

Undergraduates Paleoclimate Research Opportunities at IUPUI

Research opportunities are currently available for undergraduate students interested in participating in ongoing paleoclimate research right here in Indiana and beyond. Contact Dr. Bird directly to inquire about what opportunities are available.

Updated 8/12/14