Environmental Engineering/water-energy nexus

Monday, November 7, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Graduate student
Job Institution: 
Louisiana State University
Job Description: 

One full-time Ph.D. research assistantship position available within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Louisiana State University (LSU). The successful candidate will conduct research on development of electrochemical systems for renewable energy recovery and sustainable wastewater treatment (http://sites01.lsu.edu/faculty/xzhu/).

Candidates with backgrounds in environmental science and engineering, chemistry, and material science and engineering are encouraged to contact Dr. Xiuping Zhu (xzhu@lsu.edu) with a brief statement of personal interest, CV/resume, a copy of all transcripts, GRE and TOFEL/IELTS scores. The position will start from Aug. 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please refer to the following links for application details (http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/graduateschool/prospective-students/faq/).

The environmental engineering program at LSU has six full time faculty with a comprehensive coverage of various environmental research topics and highly accessible research facility resources at the department and university levels. The Ph.D. student will have ample opportunities to collaborate with microbiologists, electrochemists, mineralogist and will have change to perform research at national laboratory facilities.

LSU is located in the capital city of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, on more than 2,000 acres and is home of the "Fighting Tigers." LSU is the flagship institution of the state and is one of only 30 universities nationwide holding land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant status.

Situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana's vibrant culture. The state capital, Baton Rouge, is a thriving city that is home to both LSU and Southern University, and numerous businesses and industrial facilities. Known for its great people, its unique food and its lively music, the "Red Stick" has something for everyone.