2 PhD Opportunities in Environmental Geochemistry

The Multidisciplinary Applied Geochemistry Network (MAGNET) is an NSERC-funded industrial stream Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program devoted to environmental, analytical and exploration geochemistry. We are seeking 2 PhD students to join our dynamic and rapidly growing network of leading scientists, industry partners and state-of-the-art analytical laboratories across Canada.

Project 1: Origin and Fate of Contaminants in the Environment
Advisors: Drs. Barbara Sherwood Lollar and Bridget Bergquist (University of Toronto)

PhD sought to use novel isotope techniques to track the origin and fate of contaminants in the environment, particularly looking at the groundwater-surface water/sediment interface.

Project 2: Tracking Atmospheric Mercury Sources by Isotopic Fingerprinting
Advisors: Drs. Bridget Bergquist and Barbara Sherwood Lollar (University of Toronto)

PhD sought to lay the groundwork for confidently applying a new highly precise passive Hg air sampling technique for atmospheric source identification.

Full project descriptions: http://www.magnet.eos.ubc.ca/apply/current-opportunities-3/

Application instructions: http://www.magnet.eos.ubc.ca/apply/how-to-apply/

Application deadline: January 16, 2017

MAGNET's intensive training program and cohesive learning environment, combined with industry internships, professional skills training and networking opportunities, offers trainees a significant competitive advantage. MAGNET is open to Canadian and international applicants. Salary and travel stipends are available.

Contact Information:

Diane Hanano
MAGNET Program Coordinator

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