Fully funded M.S. graduate student positions in Environmental Studies at Ohio University for research on organic waste systems sustainability transformations

The Environmental Studies program in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University will be offering multiple graduate opportunities beginning January 2020. Students will be part of an interdisciplinary research team examining organic waste life cycle transformations, institutional and behavioral analysis, smart tech development, closed-loop systems, and bioproducts development, such as compost, biogas, biochars, and others. The project; Organic Waste Life Cycles at the interface of Food, Energy, Water Systems (OWL-FEWs) is a multi-year project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and involves developing novel approach to understanding, modeling, and changing organic waste systems.

Successful applicants should have the minimum qualifications of: undergraduate degree in a social science discipline, environmental sciences, or related fields; excellent written and oral communications skills; quantitative research skills; ability to work well in interdisciplinary research teams; and/or prior experience with systems-level research and modeling.

For more information, contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Derek Kauneckis, [email protected]