water quality

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
graduate student
Job Institution: 
Drexel University
Job Description: 

The Environmental Engineering program at Drexel University is seeking a doctoral student to work on water quality and risk assessment for building plumbing systems. This positon is part of an EPA-sponsored project investigating a range of threats to building water quality include corrosion of lead, growth of opportunistic pathogens, and formation of disinfection byproducts (for information on the project team please see https://building-water.org/). The student will be involved in a range of research activities including assisting with microbiological analyses and interpreting the data generated from these analyses using risk assessment approaches. 

The position offers tuition benefits and a stipend. Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Patrick Gurian at pgurian@drexel.edu.  

An application to Drexel’s environmental engineering doctoral program will be required and may be submitted through: http://drexel.edu/grad/apply/overview/. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Additional information on Drexel’s graduate program is available at http://drexel.edu/cae/academics/grad-doctoral-programs/with current student profiles at:  http://drexel.edu/cae/about/grad-profiles/. Please contact Dr. Gurian with any questions about the opportunity.