Master’s and Doctoral Degree Positions in Water Resources Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

Expires on: 04/15/2024


2 PhDs and 1 MSc Positions in Water Resources Engineering, University of Alberta. Start Date: September 2024. Project: Hydrologic-Hydraulic Modeling for Improving Ice Jam Flood Mapping. We are currently looking to welcome 2 PhD and 1 Master’s students to the Water Resources Engineering graduate program at the University of Alberta (UAlberta). The students will join a collaborative research group focused on studying ice jam, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, and flood mapping.


  • MSc 1. You will conduct fieldwork, analyze ice jam characteristics, and assess their hydrologic implications.
  •  PhD 1. You will conduct fieldwork and integrate ice jam processes into hydraulic models.
  • PhD 2. You will work on hydrologic modeling and climate change impacts.

For a Canadian student, we will guarantee a minimum level of funding of $24,000/year. For an international student, we will guarantee a minimum of $26,400/year to help cover the higher tuition paid by international students. Continued funding and program completion is subject to satisfactory performance from the candidate. Students are also eligible for scholarships and awards and can earn extra by optionally working as a Teaching Assistant. Graduate students at the UAlberta also have access to benefits including a health and dental plan, subsidised access to local transit systems, and support for graduate students who are parents.


  • MSc applicants need a bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, remote sensing, or a related field.
  • PhD applicants need a master’s degree in civil engineering, earth science, or a related field.
  •  A minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4 on the most recent two-years of full-time study.
  • Ability to demonstrate English language proficiency through previous training or an English language exam. English is the language of instruction at UAlberta

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