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MS and PhD student

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science-University of Nevada-Reno
Reno, Nevada (US)
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May 28, 2021

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The Gustin Lab, at the University of Nevada-Reno, USA, is seeking a MS and PhD student to work on a project investigating atmospheric mercury chemistry. Recent work has demonstrated that there are a variety of oxidized mercury compounds in the air. Methods are needed to identify specific compounds. This research will focus on developing methods to identify the exact chemistry of the oxidized compounds and deploy our new methods in a variety of environments that have unique atmospheric chemistry to test the utility of our new methods. Funding from NSF will allow us to pursue this research topic. We are looking for a MS and PhD student with a significant chemistry background, analytical experience with equipment such as a GC-MS, and great attention to detail to work on this project. If you think you are interested in doing research on this topic, please visit the Gustin lab web page to see projects we are working on. If you would like to apply for this position send cover letter (addressing the above), CV, and transcripts to If your application is viable I will ask you to provide 3 reference letters.

Mae Sexauer Gustin Professor, UNR Foundation Professor and NV Regents ResearcherDepartment of Natural Resources and Environmental Science MS 186 College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources,University of Nevada-Reno, USA 126 Fleischmann Agriculture Building 1664 N. Virginia Street Reno, Nevada, USA 89557 Office phone: 001-775-784-4203 Email:

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