Environmental Education PhD Assistantship


Registration Deadline:

Friday, April 27, 2018, 5:00pm


Available Ph.D. position in Environmental Education at Virginia Tech.

Tuition and stipend included. Beginning August 2018.


Come work with a dynamic team of researchers exploring various facets of environmental education (EE). Studies include examining the factors that lead to the most powerful outcomes for EE program participants, the connections between ongoing EE initiatives, academic performance, and school culture, and innovative methods for reaching diverse audiences. This position is within the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech, the top-rated program of its kind in the United States (see https://www.collegefactual.com/colleges/virginia-polytechnic-institute-and-state-university/news/top...).  



Master’s degree in an environmental, education, social psychology, evaluation, or related field.

Excellent oral and written communication skills

A flexible and adaptive growth mindset and a strong desire to learn

Preferred: Direct experience in research design, data collection, analysis, and writing.

Preferred: At least a basic background and/or experience in statistics for research (SPSS)


Contact Dr. Stern for more information at mjstern@vt.edu.