Environmental engineering/chemistry

Sunday, November 26, 2017
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Ph.D. student
Job Institution: 
University of Nevada, Reno
Job Description: 

The Environmental Engineering Program at the University of Nevada-Reno is seeking one Ph.D. student to work with Dr. Yu Yang on the projects of environmental engineering/chemistry beginning Fall 2018. Ongoing projects in Yu Yang’s lab include application of reclaimed water for agriculture, microbial degradation and plant uptake of carbon nanotube, transformation and stability of organic carbon in redox reactions, and organic matter-mediated degradation of emerging organohalides. The ideal candidate would have a strong background in environmental engineering/chemistry, geochemistry, analytical chemistry, or organic chemistry.

The selected graduate student candidate will receive a competitive research stipend and benefits. Fellowship may be available to high-quality candidates.

Interested applicants are requested to provide a cover letter describing their research experience and motivations, a complete curriculum vitae (including GRE and TOEFL scores as applicable), and the names of three references to Dr. Yu Yang (yuy@unr.edu). Candidates will be considered until this position is filled.