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Job ID: 113664

Graduate Student Position (Materials, Catalysis, and Environment)
Virginia Commonwealth University

Date Posted Oct. 9, 2018
Title Graduate Student Position (Materials, Catalysis, and Environment)
University Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, United States
Department College of Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Physics - Condensed Matter/Low Temperature
    Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences
    Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
    Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Organic
    Chemistry - Inorganic
    Chemistry - General

Job Description and Requirements
Two (2) open positions for Ph.D. students are available IMMEDIATELY in the College of Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). The research focus is on advanced functional materials for energy and environmental applications. Highly motivated students with solid training in the following fields, including but not limited to, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or Solid State Physics are encouraged to apply. Candidates with theoretical backgrounds, such as CFD, DFT and MD modeling, are considered a plus.

English proficiency for international applicants: GRE (Quantitative analysis 150+) and TOEFL (90+, or IELTS, 6.5+) are required. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Additional Information and Application
For more information, please contact Prof. Wei-Ning Wang, email: Written applications should be sent by email and include a complete Curriculum Vitae with a list of publications (if available), copies of official transcripts, three reference letters, and a description of your research background and interests. Applicants are also encouraged to check the detailed information in the following sites:

  • VCU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.

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Contact Information

  • Weining Wang
    College of Engineering
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Richmond, VA 23219
  • 804-827-4306


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