Graduate student (PhD)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Graduate student
Job Institution: 
University of California, Los Angeles
Job Description: 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of California, Los Angeles, is seeking PhD applicants to work under the guidance of Dr. Sanjay Mohanty ( on projects related to designing of resilient stormwater treatment systems to mitigate surface and groundwater pollution, and quantifying the effect of climate change on water quality. The research will involve geochemistry, environmental microbiology, and electrochemistry. 

Ideal candidates possess an M.S. degree in civil and/or environmental engineering, chemical engineering, biological and/or agricultural engineering, or related science fields including chemistry and biology, but post-baccalaureate candidates with significant achievements in undergraduate research will also be considered. Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team are required.

The applications will be accepted until it is filled. The selected candidate will receive a competitive stipend, tuition remission, and benefits. Application and admission to the doctoral program in CEE is required ( Interested students should send the following information to Dr. Sanjay Mohanty (

  1. a cover letter describing your research interests and career objectives,
  2. a curriculum vitae (including GRE and TOEFL scores as applicable; minimum TOEFL score required is 87),
  3. the names of at least 3 references.