To accommodate our diverse research activities we seek students with a variety of interests and backgrounds. Most importantly we are looking for highly motivated individuals with a passion for learning and advancing science. 

Current opportunities:
  • NEW (Fall 2016): Fully funded NSF project on global bedload modeling  (see Ad).
  • There are a number of graduate and undergraduate projects available for highly motivated students (link)
  • Some funding opportunities for MSc students are available through the Department of Geography Graduate Program.

Please contact Dr. Sagy Cohen ( for information. Please attach an updated version of your CV and a short description of your academic background and interest in joining the SDML.

Information about the Geography Department Graduate admission procedure:

Information about the University of Alabama Graduate School Application requirements:


General Job and Internship Opportunities for Geography and Environmental Science Students are listed in this Forum