Electrochemistry/Membranes

Friday, May 31, 2013
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
PhD Graduate Assistant
Job Institution: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
Job Description: 

The Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks candidates for a PhD Research Assistantship for a project focused on the development of reactive electrochemical membranes for water purification. The ideal candidate will possess a M.S. in Chemical or Environmental Engineering, and prior experience in electrochemistry, membrane processes, and surface characterization. Candidates holding a B.S. or M.S. in related fields will also be considered. The student will have the opportunity to conduct high-level research that will directly contribute to the development of a new generation of membranes for water treatment. The selected applicant will be funded with a competitive stipend, benefits, and travel support to attend professional conferences.

The position starts as early as January 2014, and the student will be advised by Prof. Brian Chaplin. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, the names of three references, and one published manuscript in a single pdf file to Prof. Brian Chaplin (bpchaplin@gmail.com).