PhD Positions in Sustainability Analysis, North Carolina State University, United States

Expires on: 02/01/2024


Join the Sustainability Analysis and Innovation Lab (SAIL) at the Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, with multiple fully-funded PhD positions for highly motivated students. Research areas include sustainable bioenergy, biomaterials, carbon footprint, climate change mitigation, and circular economy. Opportunities for interdisciplinary research using innovative methods and integrated modeling frameworks.


  • Educational background in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, environmental engineering, material science, biological engineering, or related fields.
  •  Experience in process-based simulation (e.g., Aspen Plus, SuperPro) is preferred.
  • Strong interest in sustainability research.
  • Enthusiasm for exploring unknown research areas.
  • Strong academic writing and communication skills.
  • Preferable if you have related research experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates, please send your resume/CV, transcript, a short personal statement (no more than one page), and your previous research work (if any) to The email subject should be in the form of “Your Name_PhD_Application.”

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Early applications are encouraged.

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