Ph.D. Biology Opportunity at Florida International University

Graduate Student Position available through the
Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment (CAChE) and
Department of Biological Sciences at
Florida International University, Miami, FL
The NSF-funded CREST program at Florida International University, the Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment (CAChE) has a number of graduate student fellowships available in the Department of Biological Sciences.
The research focus of CREST CAChE is to address the sources, transport, transformation and ecosystem responses to contaminants, pollutants and other natural stressors, under changing land-use and environmental conditions. The proposed work will be performed across South Florida’s interwoven systems, consisting of natural, agricultural, and human/urban zones.
Currently, CREST CAChE faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences are looking for prospective Ph.D. students interested in two areas:
1.  Ecosystem Ecology & Biogeochemistry in the Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research Program (
2.  Wetland Restoration research at the Deering Estate (
contact Dr. John Kominoski (,
Full 12-month stipends are available.
Apply by Jan. 1, 2019 for Fall 2019 admission via the website:
Students from groups traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering fields are especially encouraged to apply. US Citizenship or permanent residency is required.
Direct any inquiries to or 305-348-3594.
FIU is a Carnegie engaged public research university, classified as R1 highest research activity, and offers more than 180 bachelors, masters and doctoral programs. FIU is the largest majority minority RI institution in the US, with a student population of over 50,000. FIU is a vibrant, student-centered public research university, ideally located in Miami, that is worlds ahead in its commitment to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity so that our graduates are prepared to succeed in a global market. CREST CAChE is a joint venture between FIU’s[../../../../AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/GTJQ6LDB/]Institute for Water and environment ( and the[../../../../AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/GTJQ6LDB/]STEM Transformation Institute (