Student Opportunities

This page includes a wide range of opportunities for students, including Master’s and PhD positions, research opportunities, etc.

If you have an opportunity you would like posted, please email:

Patrick Bigger: patrick.bigger [at] uky [dot] edu

Dr. Kerry Grimm: kerry.grimm [at] oregonstate [dot] edu


The Department of Geography at the University of Kansas seeks two graduate students  (one Master¹s and one PhD) to work as research assistants on a NSF CAREER project titled Community Adaptation to Changing Environmental Disasters. The positions are provided with competitive salary, research/travel funds, tuition, and health insurance. Skills in qualitative or quantitative methodologies desired. Responsibilities include conducting archival research, interviews, surveys, and, if applicable, data analysis.

Please send a CV, statement of research interests, a writing sample, and unofficial transcripts to by December 22. For additional information please contact Prof. So-Min Cheong ( For information on the graduate program in the KU Department of Geography, visit The Department¹s full application deadline is January 15.

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