Four Ph.D. student positions with a strong focus on environmental engineering are available in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta to work under the guidance of Dr. Mohamed Gamal El-Din on multidisciplinary research projects related to fundamental understanding of physico-chemical and biological water treatment processes.
These positions will commence in the winter term 2018. Applicants are expected to have a strong background and interest in environmental engineering and analytical chemistry. Previous experiences on adsorption processes or biological treatment are preferred. Excellent communication and written skills are required along with demonstrated success in previous academic research. Additionally, the selected candidate will be expected to oversee students, write reports and publish peer-reviewed journal articles. Preference will be given to students who hold or will soon receive a M.Sc. degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Microbiology, or a related field.
The application should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, 1-2 page summary of research interests and career goals, as well as the contact information for three references. Interested students should send their application to: Dr. Mohamed Gamal El-Din (firstname.lastname@example.org). Formal applications must be made to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (https://www.ualberta.ca/graduate-studies).
The review process will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.