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I am seeking motivated students to work on water justice research projects!

GRADUATE POSITION STARTING FALL 2019:

I am seeking a motivated graduate student to focus on environmental justice issues concerning water (Water Justice) at Portland State University. Applicants may investigate issues of gender, race, and class around water including flooding, clean water access, water conflicts, etc. Applicants may partake in the following: literature reviews, research design, qualitative data collection, data analysis, and manuscripts for publication. The ideal candidate has a prior degree in the social sciences, strong writing skills, experience working with community partners, and a background/interest in mixed (qualitative and quantitative) research methods. Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Funding opportunities are available.

Applicants have the option of applying for a Masters in Science, Masters in Environmental Management, Professional Science Master, or PhD in the School of the Environment (Earth, Environment, and Society) ( https://www.pdx.edu/esm/prospective-grad-students, deadline January 15, 2019). Serious applicants should contact me at melh32@pdx.edu with a CV or online portfolio, transcript, GRE scores, and a letter detailing research interests and experience. For more information about my research, see https://www.pdx.edu/esm/dr-melissa-haeffner.

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https://www.pdx.edu/environment/apply-0