PhD Studentship: Sustainable & Environmental Chemistry Group – Mississippi State University

Graduate Research Assistantship: PhD Studentship: Sustainable & Environmental Chemistry Group – Mississippi State University

Job Description: One graduate research assistantship position for Ph.D. program is available
within the Sustainable & Environmental Chemistry Group https://emh147.cfr.msstate.edu/
in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University.

The successful candidate will be working in the development of nanocellulose based biohybrid aerogel (BHA) for the removal of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from contaminated
water. The results of the project are expected to have broad environmental applications.

The successful applicant will be receiving a degree from the Department of Sustainable
Bioproducts under the College of Forestry Resources.

Qualifications: PhD Studentship: Sustainable & Environmental Chemistry Group – Mississippi State University

The candidate should have a master’s degree in chemistry, chemical
engineering, or closely related disciplines relevant to the topics of the study.

The candidate should have a GPA  3.5, GRE test report, and TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5 are required for international students. The candidate should possess exemplary organization and
communication skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work alone and as part of a team
in less than ideal environments.

Terms of conditions: The selected applicant will begin project work from Fall 2023 or Spring
2024 for a support period of three years for the Ph.D. program depending upon the
performance of the student in the graduate studies.

The assistantship will cover graduate student’s stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Process and Deadline: PhD Studentship: Sustainable & Environmental Chemistry Group – Mississippi State University

Interested candidates should send an email with the subject “Graduate Assistantship” to Dr. El Barbary Hassan mailto:[email protected] containing the following items: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of purpose, copy of transcripts, copy of GRE & TOFEL scores and contact information of two professional references who can evaluate the applicant’s capacity for graduate research.

Webex/video interview may be requested and only those selected for interview will be
contacted. All candidates need to submit their application to the Mississippi State University
Office of the Graduate School and abide by graduate school requirements and deadlines
specific to fall 2023 or spring 2024 admissions.

An online application is mandatory for enrollment at Mississippi State University. Hence, interested candidates should act promptly by visiting https://apply.grad.msstate.edu/

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy
and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic
information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We
always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority
group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the
diversity in our student population.


Know more about Mississippi State University’s Sustainable & Environmental Chemistry Group here.

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