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CREW research team at a tin mine near 14800 feet AMSL in the Bolivian Andes. CREW is working on passive treatment system design for mine waters at this location.

 

 

 

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITIES IN
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

The Center for Restoration of Ecosystems and Watersheds (CREW) in the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science (CEES) invites applications for MS and PhD research assistants. Interest in ecological engineering science, wetlands biogeochemistry, fluvial geomorphology, ecosystem ecology or related fields required. Prior expertise in environmental field work and laboratory analysis preferred. Projects will examine mine drainage passive treatment system function and watershed remediation/restoration. Assistantships include 12-month stipends of up to $24,000 for doctoral students and up to $18,000 for master’s students plus a tuition waiver. Applicants must meet admission requirements of the University of Oklahoma. Contact Robert W. Nairn, Ph.D., School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, University of Oklahoma, 202 West Boyd St., Room 334, Norman, OK 73019. Phone: (405) 325-3354, e-mail: nairn@ou.edu or visit; http://www.cees.ou.edu/ for more information. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Oklahoma is an EEO/AA employer.

NSF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES (REU) OPPORTUNITIES

The Research Experience for Undergraduates program is funded by the National Science Foundation and provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to gain hands-on experience conducting scientific research. The CEES REU program has been in existence since 1997. In that time, more than 50 undergraduates have come to OU to participate in exciting scientific research projects. Visit http://cees.ou.edu/ugrad/reu/index.html for more information.