Environmental Chemistry

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Ph.D. student
Job Institution: 
Syracuse University
Job Description: 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY) invites applications for a Ph.D. position in Environmental Engineering to start in Fall 2016.

The ideal candidate should possess a MS in environmental engineering/science, chemistry, chemical engineering, or a related engineering or science field. Exceptional BS-level candidates may also be considered (typically admitted as a MS student first). The candidate must have a strong academic record and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prior research experience in environmental chemistry and/or physicochemical processes is desirable. Potential research topics include: (1) transformation of organic contaminants and their interactions with micro- and macro-constituents in natural and built environments and (2) formation and control of harmful byproducts during drinking water purification and wastewater reuse.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online through: http://eng-cs.syr.edu/apply/graduate-application-process/. Additional information regarding application can be found here: http://eng-cs.syr.edu/prospective-students/faq/. Please contact Dr. Teng Zeng at Syracuse University (tezeng@syr.edu) for specific questions about the position. The selected candidate will receive a competitive stipend, full tuition waiver, and health care benefits. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.