Ph.D. and M.S. Research Assistantships in Renewable Materials

Location
Moscow, Idaho
Posted
Jul 31, 2018
Closes
Aug 30, 2018
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Masters
Job Type
Internship
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia

The College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho is accepting applications for potential PhD and MS research assistantships. We are looking for highly qualified candidates committed to pursuing graduate degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) focused on Renewable Materials.

Specific Projects Include:

  1. Polyhydroxyalkanoate bioplastics property improvements by cross-linking
  2. Understanding the relationship between corn and sorghum cell wall chemistry on stalk viscoelastic properties
  3. Chemical investigation of yeast lipid production by Raman spectroscopy-microscopy
  4. Examining the effect of municipal solid waste torrefaction conditions on their rheological, mechanical and physical properties of extruded pellets.

For the M.S., the minimum requirements are: B.S. in (i) Forest Products/Wood Science, (ii) Chemistry/Physics, and (iii) Chemical/Materials/Mechanical/Biological Engineering, or equivalent.

For the Ph.D., the minimum requirements would be a M.S. in (i) Forest Products/Wood Science, (ii) Chemistry/Physics, and (iii) Chemical/Materials/Mechanical/Biological Engineering, or equivalent.

If you have any questions regarding this, please contact: Dr. Armando McDonald (armandm@uidaho.edu)

UI is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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