Graduate Students (PhD and MSc) (req4959)
The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Indigenous engagement is a strategic priority.
Department: Environmental Engineering
Employment Group: Graduate Students - PSAC
Hourly Rate: https://working.usask.ca/agreements/compensation/salary-ranges.php#PSACGraduateStudents
Posted Date: 9/9/2019
Closing Date: Until Filled.
Number of Openings: 2
Rate of Pay: See current rates of pay
Description: Dr. Wonjae Chang’s Lab in the Department of Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada (https://www.usask.ca/ ), is looking for highly motivated graduate students (1 PhD and 1 MSc) to conduct environmental remediation research for contaminated soils and groundwater. Knowledge of statistical data analyses for contaminated soil and groundwater characterization is a valuable asset, along with strong laboratory and analytical skills, including experience with petroleum hydrocarbon analyses (e.g., GC-FID, GC-MS), instrumentation analyses (e.g., XRD/XRF, SEM, TEM) for mineral and clay mineral characterization, and/or microbial culturing techniques and microbial community analyses (e.g., sequencing and analyzing metagenomics data). Interested candidates are required to have a Master degree for PhD, or a Barchelor degree for MSc, in engineering (civil, environmental, geological, chemical/material, or biological), geomicrobiology, biotechnology, soil science, geological science or in other closely related environmental engineering or science programs. Applicants must also meet the English proficiency requirements (e.g., TOEFL) and other requirements for admission to the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Graduate Studies and Research: https://cgps.usask.ca/admissions/admission-requirements.php#Minimumrequirements
Starting date: Immediately or January 2020To apply: Send your CV (specify your GPA, publications, laboratory/field experience and non-expired English test results, if applicable), transcripts and contact information for three references to Dr. Wonjae Chang (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The University must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.