Ph.D. Positions in Environmental Engineering

Job Type
Job Rank
Graduate Research Assistant
Job Institution
University of Arkansas
Job Description

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Arkansas invites applications for two Ph.D. students in environmental engineering starting in Summer or Fall 2023. One student will conduct research on disinfection byproduct (DBP) formation pathways and the other on passive sampler development for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – project information can be found here:

1. DBPs:
2. PFAS:

Both positions will be fully supported with tuition, monthly stipend, and health benefits. Candidates with a B.Sc. and/or M.S. degree(s) in environmental engineering, chemistry, or closely related field are encouraged to apply. Applicants should apply by email to Julian Fairey at by sending the following items in a single PDF file:

• Cover letter, 1 page, addressing your research background, your project preference, and your career goals
• CV, 2-page maximum, with educational background, GPA (on a 4-pt scale), publication list, and contact information for two academic references

Applications will be reviewed immediately and short-listed candidates will be invited to interview via Teams or Zoom. The University of Arkansas is located in Fayetteville, AR, a college town located in the mid-south with a population of about 100,000. The university has a student population of about 30,000, which includes about 5,000 graduate students. The department has about 15 T/TT faculty members, 60 graduate students, and 300 undergraduates.