Three positions for graduate students master or PhD level are available in new carbon management lab in the Department of Natural Sciences in UMES. The lab is supervised by Dr. Volkis. Two positions are in Toxicology program and one position in UMD MEES program. Projects will be in the field of reversible biocompatible capturing of carbon dioxide on polymeric membranes. The project will include some polymer synthesis and characterization and carbon dioxide capturing experiments on state of art equipment. Preference will be given to minority students underrepresented in science. Support is available for excellent candidates. Must be US citizens or permanent residents to receive the support. Please contact Dr. Victoria Volkis firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions and to set up phone talk. The applications are accepted now to start January or August 2013.
The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America. Minorities, Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. After preliminary discussion with Dr. Volkis,
candidate will have to apply online to Graduate School in UMES for Toxicology or MEES program and pass official evaluation process.