Description

The West Virginia University’s Renewable Materials and Bioenergy Research Center is seeking
applicants to fill two Graduate Research Assistant positions in: (1) Advanced Biomass Logistics,
and (2) Lignocellulose-based Products. Both positions will be available in August, 2016.
Qualifications

We are looking for motivated applicants with good work ethic, who are interested in
participating in multidisciplinary research projects.
1. Advanced Biomass Logistics

MS in forest management, forest or agricultural engineering, or related sciences with

Demonstrated knowledge in computation, modeling, and statistics

Experience in life cycle analysis and techno-economic analysis

Strong communication skills

2. Lignocellulose-based Products

MS in applied chemistry, wood science and technology, chemical engineering, or

Experience in thermochemical conversion and carbonization of lignocellulosic

Demonstrated knowledge of materials characterization methods, including TGA,

Knowledge of statistics and experimental design

To Apply

Email the following documents in one single PDF file to Professor Jingxin Wang: (1) cover
letter, explaining your qualifications, your research interests, and relevant prior experiences; (2)
CV, and (3) transcripts of your undergraduate and graduate courses. If you have your TOEFL
(foreign students only) and GRE scores, please include them as well. Reviewing process will
begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are selected. The selected candidates
must submit their official application to WVU Office of Graduate Admissions & Recruitment
(http://graduate.wvu.edu/).

For more information, please email Dr. Jingxin Wang, jingxin.wang@mail.wvu.edu, or call at
(304) 293 7601.
strong background in operations research and economics
materials science
materials
FTIR, BET, WXRD, NMR, SEM, TEM, Raman, GC-MS, HPLC etc.

Division of Forestry and Natural Resources

Phone: 304-293-2941 322 Percival Hall

Fax: 304-293-2441 P.O. Box 6125

www.caf.wvu.edu Morgantown, WV 26506-6125 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution