2013 INRS PhD Position in Water Science Discipline in Canada

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Water Earth Environment Research Centre(Eau Terre Environment) of  INRS(National Institute for Scientific Research) University invites application for PhD scholarships. PhD program is offered in water science discipline.  The main research directions will include degradation of emerging contaminants, such as fragrance molecules, pharmaceuticals from waste water and waste water sludge and their fate. To be eligible for this program applicants must have master’s in chemical engineering/biochemical engineering/chemistry or related discipline.. The main research directions will include degradation of emerging contaminants, such as fragrance molecules, pharmaceuticals from wastewater and wastewater sludge and their fate. Use of different chemical-biological strategies, such as microwave, ultrasonication, Fenton and enzymes to carry out the degradation will be investigated.  The study of degradation by-products (mechanism) and their eventual toxicity and estrogenicity will also be carried out.. This position is available for pursuing PhD degree.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  INRS offers PhD in water sciences.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Master’s in chemical engineering/biochemical engineering/chemistry or related discipline. Practical experience in the field of microbiology, fermentation techniques, chromatography analysis, mass spectrometry and/or molecular biology is an asset. Computer knowledge preferably includes programming skills and experience with different statistical techniques is an advantage. Candidates should be proficient in English and French.
Benefits of the scholarship: Not provided
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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