PhD in Environmental Engineering

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Newcastle University
Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and curious PhD researcher to work on a highly interdisciplinary project to discover and quantify the critical per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) in the water cycle. This is a fully-funded studentship to complete a PhD at the Centre for Doctoral Training Water Infrastructure and Resilience (WIRe) at Newcastle University (United Kingdom). The project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and our industry partner, WTWco. 

The student researcher will use advanced and state-of-the-art analytical tools to identify and quantify PFAS in different media. This project will involve working closely with water treatment works and our industry partner, WTW. 

Enthusiasm for research, the ability to think and work independently, excellent analytical skills and strong verbal and written communication skills are also essential requirements. 

Under the 30% UKRI international recruitment policy, Newcastle University will pay the international fee difference for International applicants (including EU) awarded a WIRe CDT studentship at Newcastle (limited to 1 PhD student per academic year).