Monday, August 1, 2022
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Graduate Student
Job Institution: 
Lamar University
Job Description: 

The Center for Resiliency at Lamar University is looking for engineering doctoral students to work on many upcoming projects and initiatives. Topics include but are not limited to: 

The science of resilience, flooding impacts on transportation systems and other infrastructure, green stormwater infrastructure, environmental life cycle assessment, land subsidence, IoT, coastal processes and storm protection, nonpoint source pollution, historical storm data analysis, and flooding decision-making processes. For information, please email Dr. Thinesh Selvaratnam and Dr. Liv Haselbach at and, or call 409 880 7740.

Self-motivated candidates with Bachelor and/or Master Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Studies, or related field are particularly encouraged to apply

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Self-motivation and a high level of responsibility to complete tasks in a timely manner are required
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills are required
  • Strong writing/verbal communication skills are preferred

Lamar University is nationally recognized for our quality curriculum for all degree program levelsBachelor'sMaster's and Doctoral.  Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is one of 29 public universities recognized as a Doctoral/Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. LU located in Beaumont, Texas, is home to more than 17,000 students, among the fastest-growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas.