Highly motivated applicants are sought for 2 PhD graduate research assistant positions starting August 17, 2020. The selected candidates will work on research projects sponsored by the US Department of Energy and National Science Foundation. Candidates will be expected to pursue graduate research in the fields of dusty plasmas and chemical physics. Dr. Ranganathan Gopalakrishnan, Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering will supervise the students towards PhD degrees. Please see links at the end of this post.
Competitive monthly stipend (>$2000) will be offered along with full tuition waiver and benefits. Interested applicants may contact Dr. Gopalakrishnan at email@example.com In the subject line, please state "PhD applicant for Fall 2020" and include your resume, writing samples (publications or MS thesis), 2 or 3 Professional References who can comment about your scholastic abilities. If found suitable for the position, the candidate will be interviewed via video conferencing and subsequently encouraged to apply formally to The University of Memphis. Students with a MS degree and a background in physics/thermal and fluid sciences/chemical engineering may apply. BS degree holders with research experience will also be considered. The projects will be theoretical and computational in nature. Further details about the research projects will be provided on request. Interested candidate must be available and eligible to start on August 17, 2020.
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