Applications are invited for an internship in the Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. The intern will be involved in the USDA funded project focusing on agricultural system modeling to address issues associated with crop production, soil quality, and nutrient and water management. Specifically, the selected candidate will work on: a) implementing and improving in-house algorithms to produce crop, soil and weather input databases required for model implementation; b) interpretation, analysis and uncertainty assessment of model outcomes; and d) assist in publishing peer-reviewed research in journals.
Required Job Qualifications
Master of Science in agricultural engineering, agronomy, environmental engineering, computational science or related fields.
Knowledge about using crop simulation models.
Experience in publishing in peer-reviewed journals.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Knowledge about using Geographical information systems and remote sensing tools.
Experience working with Python, R, or other high-level scripting languages in a UNIX environment.