Job Type: Graduate
Job Rank: MSc or PhD Student (Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant)
Job Institution: University of the District of Columbia (UDC)
Job Program: Water Resources & Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, SEAS
The University of the District Columbia (UDC) is seeking a PhD or MSc student to be appointed as a Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant to conduct resources/energy recovery research from wastewater in the Department of Civil Engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), beginning Summer or Fall 2020. Motivated student with strong academic background will also be considered as an MSc student. Having U.S. Citizenship or Green Card is a necessary requirement.
The graduate student will work on research relevant to anaerobic digestion, struvite recovery, H2 production, application of nanomaterials utilizing both experimental & modeling tools. Student will work closely with Civil & Mechanical Engineering faculty members in collaboration with UDC’s Environmental Quality Testing Laboratory (EQTL) (https://www.udc.edu/eqtl/). Candidates are required to hold a B.S. degree in civil eng., environmental eng., biomedical eng., mechanical eng., agricultural & biological eng., environmental science, or related field. Candidates with MS degree can also apply for the position. Women or students of minority background are encouraged to apply but students of all background will be considered having U.S. Citizenship or US permanent residency.
Interested candidates should e-mail/contact Dr. Hossain Azam immediately (email@example.com, https://www.udc.edu/seas/faculty/hossain-azam/) with a cover letter, CV and copy of candidate’s transcript. The review process will continue until the position is filled. The appointment will be initially for 2 years, with the potential for additional two years contingent upon availability of funds and good academic standing in addition to research productivity of the potential candidate.
UDC is the only public institution of higher learning in the District of Columbia (DC) in the nation’s capital with a very diverse population with students from international background. Located in the embassy area of different countries, the campus is in a beautiful part of Washington, DC with access to Metro on the campus. SEAS faculty members recently were awarded more than $17 million from different funding agencies such as NSF, DOE, NASA, NIST etc to conduct innovative research and education. The student is expected to work under NSF-CREST: Center for Nanotechnology Research and Education (CNRE) during his/her PhD or MSc studies at UDC.
Interested students are encouraged to contact Dr. Azam immediately.
Hossain M Azam, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering
Dept. of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
University of the District of Columbia
Building 42, Suite 213 I, 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202-274-6293 (O), 919-271-5347 ©; Fax: 202-274-6232
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