Ph.D. Position in Bioremediation

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Job Institution
Rowan University
Job Description

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University invites applications for a fully funded Ph.D. student position in Environmental Engineering starting in Spring 2025. The student will conduct research on environmental remediation, particularly bioremediation using microorganisms. Candidates with an undergraduate degree with senior thesis in environmental engineering, environmental science, biological engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, or other closely related fields are encouraged to apply. A master’s degree is highly desirable.


Self-motivated candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as a team are expected. Prospective students should send a single PDF package with the email subject “Ph.D. application + your name” to Dr. Zhiming Zhang ( The PDF package should include 1) cover letter addressing your research experience/interest and how your background fits this position, 2) CV with education background, GPA, publications, etc., 3) copies of unofficial transcripts, 4) TOEFL/IELTS score (for international students only), and 5) GRE score (optional). The review process will begin immediately, and selected candidates will be contacted for interview.


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