Graduate research positions at the M.S. or Ph.D. levels are available in the field of environmental engineering through the Center for Water and the Environment at the University of New Mexico. Topics of study include (a) microbial processes for nutrient and trace contaminant removal from wastewater, including genetic analyses of microbial populations, and (b) pilot testing of treatment technologies for desalination and recovery of minerals from brackish groundwater.
Applicants with B.S. or M.S. degrees in environmental, civil, or chemical engineering are preferred, and applicants from under-represented groups in the sciences are particularly encouraged to apply. Due to funding requirements U.S. citizens are preferred. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, UNM is the flagship research university for the State of New Mexico, with access to rich cultural and recreational resources. Candidates should contact Dr. Andrew Schuler (email@example.com) or Dr. Kerry Howe (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.