Doctoral Research Opportunities at Baylor University ~

5 de noviembre de 2009

Doctoral Research Opportunities at Baylor University

Profs. Boris Lau and Bryan Brooks are jointly recruiting outstanding PhD students to work on projects studying surface dynamics and ecological exposure and consequences of emerging contaminants (trace organics and nanoparticles).

This is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested to become experts in the emerging field that requires the crossover of aquatic ecology, toxicology and environmental nanoscience. Baylor University provides access and training to state-of-the art research facilities situated in the newly opened $103 million Baylor Sciences Building ( The students will be part of a multidisciplinary team of ecologists, environmental engineers, chemists, geoscientists, toxicologists and microbiologists from a newly formed Institute of Ecology, Earth, and Environmental Sciences ( Core multiuser laboratories with permanent scientific staff in aquatic science (, spatial science, molecular biosciences and mass spectrometry are available to support graduate research pursuits.

Successful applicants must possess a strong academic record and excellent English communication skills. Highly motivated candidates with a BS or MS degree in relevant science and/or engineering disciplines will be considered. Qualified students will be funded through teaching and/or research assistantships that provide tuition remission, competitive stipends, health benefits, and travel support to attend professional meetings. Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their CVs to Dr. Bryan Brooks (; and/or Dr. Boris Lau (; Please use “Lau-Brooks Research Opportunities” in the subject line. Review of applicants will continue until all positions are filled.

Preferred start date: January or August 2010

Baylor University is a private university located in Waco, Texas, USA. Chartered in 1845, it is the oldest university in Texas. Ranked among the top 100 national universities, the University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as research university with high research activity.

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Environmental Science
Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97266
Waco TX 76798-7266 USA
T: 254-710-6553
F: 254-710-3409

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