Environmental Sustainability/Life Cycle Assessment/Risk Analysis

Monday, November 9, 2015
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State University of New York at Albany (SUNY, Albany)
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PhD position in Environmental Sustainability, State University of New York at Albany

Title:  Graduate Research Assistant

Institution:   State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany

Location:  Albany, New York, USA

Dr. Xiaobo Xue invites applications for a graduate research assistant position at the PhD level in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at SUNY, Albany. Dr. Xue’s research focuses on developing life cycle and risk assessment approaches to investigate the environmental sustainability of water and energy systems.

The ideal candidate should have obtained a M.S. degree in environmental science, public health, environmental engineering, civil engineering, or a related field. Exceptional students with a B.S. degree in the aforementioned fields will be considered. Preference will be given to students with life cycle assessment, risk assessment, and mathematical modeling related research experience. The selected student will receive a competitive stipend, tuition waiver, and benefits. Opportunities will be available to attend academic conferences, and to collaborate with governmental and industrial partners.

State University of New York at Albany, founded in 1844, is an internationally recognized public research university. The Environmental Health Science Department within the School of Public Health is a unique partnership between the New York State Department of Health and the State University of New York at Albany, and offers an education based on cutting-edge research and practice-based experience. State University of New York at Albany is a diverse community that includes students and faculty from all over the world, representing 100 nationalities and a wide array of cultures and religions. Albany is New York State's capital city, convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Interested students are encouraged to send a current CV and a one-page statement of qualifications to Dr. Xue at xxue@albany.edu.

Interested Students will also need to apply to the PhD program in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (http://www.albany.edu/sph/admissions.php). The online application deadline is Jan 1st, 2016.  

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.