PhD in Environmental Biotechnology

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Job Description

The environmental biotechnology research group in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has a fully-funded Ph.D. position available starting in Spring 2023. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Wang on projects related to municipal wastewater treatment, resource recovery, and contaminant removal. 

Successful candidates should have a B.S. and M.S. degree in environmental science and engineering, or a related field. Previous research experience in environmental engineering, environmental chemistry, and environmental microbiology is preferred. Tentative research projects involve advanced knowledge and skills in mathematical modeling, molecular microbiology, and analytical chemistry. International applicants need to meet graduate admission requirements. (

The University of Hawaiʻi is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply ( 

The selected candidate will receive competitive monthly stipend along with full tuition waiver and self life insurance. In addition, graduate assistants will have the opportunity to enroll in Hawaii State employee health insurance plan (EUTF) for self or family with the choice to select plans under HMSA and Kaiser for health, dental and vision.  

Please submit your CV, transcript, a 2-page statement of research experience and interests to Dr. Zhiyue Wang ( Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.