Contaminated Site Remediation Research

Friday, April 28, 2017
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M.Sc. student
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University of Saskatchewan
Job Description: 

The Department of Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada is seeking a highly motivated student who will conduct Contaminated Site Remediation Research in Dr. Wonjae Chang’s Lab. Dr. Chang's Lab is working on the remediation of mining-impacted sites, particulalry on the development of engineered geomaterials as cost-effective remedial agents. The student will be exposed to a collaborative and multidisciplinary research environment with scientists from the Canadian Light Source (http://www.lightsource.ca/), geologists, and environmental engineers.

MSc applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Environmental Science or in a closely related discipline, from a recognized institute. Experience in environmental chemistry, site remediation, and/or geochemical modeling is an asset. Professional communication and leadership skills will be valuable assets during the research project for collaborating with technical experts. English language proficiency is required for admission according to the College of Graduate Studies and Research (https://grad.usask.ca/admissions/admission-requirements.php#Englishlanguageproficiencyrequirements).