PhD position organic contaminants fate and analysis

Job Type
Job Rank
PhD or MS
Job Institution
University of Cincinnati
Job Description

The EC2 research group (Environmental Chemistry of Emerging Contaminants Group) in the Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering at the University of Cincinnati is accepting applicants for a PhD student in the area of analysis and fate of organic contaminants, with an expected starting date in Fall 2023. Self-motivated students with academic backgrounds in chemistry, geosciences, chemical engineering, environmental engineering/science, and other closely related subjects are encouraged to apply. Experiences with HPLC, photochemistry, LC-MS, biotransformation, reaction kinetics, trace level analysis, advanced oxidation processes, and drinking water treatment are desired but not required.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Xi-Zhi Niu ( with a single PDF file enclosing CV, all transcripts, and language scores (for international applicants). Applications are accepted until Feb 28, 2023. Please use “PhD application” + “Your last name” as the email subject. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. More information about the research group can be found at