Environmental Engineering

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Graduate researcher
Job Institution: 
University of New Mexico
Job Description: 

We are pleased to announce several new graduate research positions at the M.S. or Ph.D. levels in the field of Environmental Engineering through the Center for Water and the Environment at the University of New Mexico, with funding from the National Science Foundation. 

Topics of study include:

Dr. Andrew Schuler: biofilms, energy production from wastewater, microbial processes for contaminant removal, and genetic analyses of microbial populations. 

Dr. Kerry Howe: removal of trace organics from wastewater effluent using reverse osmosis for potable reuse applications.

Applicants with B.S. or M.S. degrees in environmental, civil, or chemical engineering are preferred, and applicants from under-represented groups in the sciences are particularly encouraged to apply. Due to funding requirements, only U.S. citizens or permanent residents can be accepted. The available positions include stipend, insurance, and tuition and fees. 

The UNM Center for the Water and Environment is an NSF-funded Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology, and includes an interdisciplinary group of faculty exploring solutions to critical problems related to water and the environment in arid lands. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, UNM is the flagship research university for the State of New Mexico, with access to rich cultural and recreational resources. Candidates should contact Dr. Andrew Schuler (schuler@unm.edu) or Dr. Kerry Howe (howe@unm.edu) for more information and to initiate the application process. Please include your resume and a brief statement of your research interests. You can also learn more about the admission process at http://civil.unm.edu/admissions/index.html.