PhD or MS Assistantship Position in Urban Stormwater & Green Infrastructure

Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Apr 15, 2019
May 15, 2019
Career Level
Student / Graduate
Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at Marquette University invites PhD and Masters applicants to join Dr. Walter McDonald on a recently funded project to evaluate the impact of green infrastructure on sanitary sewer inflow and infiltration. The objective of the project is develop a modeling tool to assess the impact that residential hydrology has on inflow and infiltration at a sewershed scale. The graduate research assistant will lead the effort to develop the modeling approach and will work in close collaboration with industry and governmental project sponsors at the NSF Water Equipment & Policy Center ( A preference will be given to candidates with a background in hydrologic modeling, geospatial analysis, or green infrastructure.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with the ability to work across disciplinary and institutional boundaries. In addition to the desired project-specific qualifications, the successful candidates will have a Bachelors or Masters degree in civil and environmental engineering or other related field, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

The position has an anticipated start date of Summer or Fall 2019. Interested candidates should send a statement of interest and a resume to Dr. Walter McDonald (, as well as complete a graduate school application at