Doctoral Research Assistantship

Lamar University’s Center for Advances in Water and Air Quality (Beaumont, TX) invites applications for multiple Doctoral Research Assistantships. The multidisciplinary research center is focused on addressing challenges in water sustainability and air quality faced by industries and in global community. Awarded research assistants will receive a competitive monthly stipend in addition to full tuition benefit. Ideal candidates should have M.S. in an engineering discipline including but not limited to environmental engineering, chemical engineering, environmental science, or agricultural engineering. Candidates that only possess a B.S. will be considered if they have verifiable research experience. Good communication skills in English (written and spoken), and the ability to work in a team are required.

Adjacent to the Houston metropolitan area and part of the “golden triangle industrial complex” in SE Texas, Lamar University engages and empowers students with the skills and knowledge to thrive in their personal lives and chosen fields of endeavor.

Interested students please contact Dr. Thinesh Selvaratnam (email: tselvaratnam@lamar.edu) with a resume (including GPA, TOEFL) and a one-page research statement for full consideration. The review process will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. The selected candidates must be qualified and admitted to the DE program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. More information regarding the College of Engineering and the Department can be found at https://www.lamar.edu/engineering/.

Current Openings

We are always happy to meet energetic and talented professionals who would like to join our team. We are currently reviewing applicants for a post-doctoral position that is anticipated to start September 2019, pending continued funding. Please visit our Human Resources posting to review job summary and preferred qualifications. 

If you wish to be considered for any future positions, please send your CV and cover letter to:

jerry.lin@lamar.edu & gavin.jones@lamar.edu 


211, Redbird Ln., ML 10088
Center for Advances in Water & Air Quality
Lamar University
Beaumont, TX 77710-0088