Fate & Transport of Nanoparticles

Friday, September 20, 2013
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UMass Amherst / Baylor University
Job Description: 

What    Participate in a newly-funded NSF project focusing on the interactions between metal-based nanoparticles and aquatic natural organic matter

When   Spring/Summer/Fall 2014

Who     Highly motivated candidates with a BS/MS degree in relevant engineering and/or science disciplines will be considered. Successful applicants must possess excellent English communication skills.  Qualified applicant will be funded with competitive stipend, benefits, and travel support to attend professional meetings. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

Where  Based on background and interest, candidates will be recruited to work in either the Geology department at Baylor University or the Civil & Environmental Engineering department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.




Prospective candidates are encouraged to send their CVs to: np.nom.research@gmail.com


UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. With 1,174 faculty members and more than 27,000 students, UMass Amherst is the largest public university in New England. UMass Amherst had research expenditures of $181.3 million last year.


Baylor University is a private university located in Waco, Texas. Chartered in 1845, it is the oldest university in Texas. Ranked among the top 100 national universities, the University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as research university with high research activity. It provides access and training to state-of-the art research facilities situated in the newly-opened $103 million Baylor Sciences Building (www.baylor.edu/bsb).