Graduate Research Assistant in Environmental Engineering

Job Type
Job Rank
Research assistant
Job Institution
Utah State University
Job Description

Dr. Hou’s lab has openings for 1 Ph.D. candidate starting in Fall 2023. The ideal candidates should have an M.S. degree in environmental engineering, environmental science, or a related field. Prior research experience in environmental microbiology, environmental chemistry, and biological engineering is desired. Motivated students with interests in understanding the transport and fate of microplastics in the environment and wastewater treatment process are encouraged to apply. The successful candidates will work closely with the PI on projects that meet the mutual interests of the PI and the students. Admitted applicants will receive full-tuition support, stipend, and benefits. Besides the above prerequisites, candidates shall meet all admission requirements of USU and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. (

Interested students should contact Dr. Liyuan Hou at with “Hou Lab graduate school application” in the subject line. Please include a CV, transcripts, a brief statement of research experience and interests, and contact information of 2-3 referees in the email.