Graduate Assistantship Positions in Master’s and Doctoral Degree Biological Engineering, Utah State University, United States

Expires on: 01/15/2024


  • Biological Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Microbiology


  • Bachelor
  • Master


Funded Ph.D. or MSc. in Biological Engineering at Utah State University; Available positions: The Fungal Biotechnology & Engineering (FBE) Lab is looking to hire 2 Ph.D. or MSc. students in the Department of Biological Engineering at Utah State University (USU) to join in Fall 2024/Spring 2025. The Ph.D./MSc. students will receive full support, including salary, tuition waiver, and health insurance.


  • Students with a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in either Biological, Chemical or Environmental engineering, microbiology, or a closely related field; students with science degrees in related fields are also encouraged to apply.
  • Preferred previous laboratory research experience (microbiology, mycology, water treatment).
  • Highly motivated, curious mind-set with a strong interest in bioprocesses, environmental remediation and circular economy.
  • Good language and communication skills.
  • Most projects have an interdisciplinary aspect; thus, students should be able to work as part of interdisciplinary and multicultural teams.
  • Experience with microscopy (e.g., SEM, Confocal microscopy), ICP-MS, 3D printing, is highly desired.

To apply:

Interested in applying? Contact Dr. Espinosa-Ortiz at . Please submit a single PDF file with your cover letter (stating your interest in one of the specific projects listed) and CV.

Questions For specific information about the PhD fellowship, please contact the principal supervisor. General information about PhD study at the Biological Engineering Department at USU

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