GRA Announcement

Two Open Graduate Research Assistantships (Masters or Ph.D.) at OU School of Meteorology

The research group led by Dr. Aaron Hill in the School of Meteorology at OU is seeking at least two Master’s or Ph.D. students beginning Fall 2024. Research topics will be flexible depending on student interests, but could focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning applications for weather prediction, convection predictability in changing climates, or processes leading to tornadogenesis in QLCS storms.

How to Apply: Please contact Dr. Aaron Hill ( to express your intent to apply for one of these positions. Prospective students must apply for admission to the Graduate College through the Office of Admissions and Records. All materials are submitted electronically through that site (including three letters of reference, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and a personal statement). Please see our website on “How to Apply” for more information. The application deadline is 1 December, but we accept applications past this deadline.


  1. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in atmospheric sciences, physics, environmental sciences, computer science, or related areas.
  2. Experience with data analysis and visualization using programming languages is preferred. Python is the primary language used in the Hill group.
  3. Ability to work independently and as a team in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.
  4. Excellent English oral and written communication skills.

Location: Norman, Oklahoma. The School of Meteorology resides in the National Weather Center (NWC), located on the Norman campus of the University of Oklahoma. In addition to the School of Meteorology, the NWC houses state and federal organizations on weather and climate-related research and operational programs.

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr. Hill (!