The New York State (NYS) Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) at Stony Brook University (SBU) is seeking two motivated Ph.D. students to work under the guidance of Dr. Arjun Venkatesan beginning January 2022 or August 2022. The project will focus on the treatment of emerging contaminants such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in various environmental matrices.
The ideal candidate will possess a M.S. in Environmental/Chemical Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, or related field. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience with emerging contaminants and the use of analytical instruments such as liquid/gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. The selected candidate will receive a competitive stipend, full tuition, and benefits.
Interested candidates are requested to provide a cover letter describing their research experience and motivations, their curriculum vitae (including GRE and TOEFL scores as applicable), and the names of at least two references, as a single PDF file, to Dr. Arjun Venkatesan (email@example.com). More information about the lab can be found here: CCWT: <https://www.stonybrook.edu/cleanwater/>; Dr. Venkatesan’s lab: <https://sites.google.com/view/arjun-venkatesan/>. Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.