Job Opportunities in ABE

no image available

Below are current position listings open in the Department of ABE. To view the full description and submit an application, please visit: jobs.illinois.edu.
The University is an AA-EOE.

Graduate Student Assistantships

Position Summary

Assistantships are available for students interested in pursuing a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Illinois. The projects are related to livestock animal mortality and waste management/utilization.  The goals of the projects are to convert animal wastes to value-added products and energy, to reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, and to minimize adverse impacts of waste management on the environment.

Desired Skills for MS student

BS degree in biological, agricultural or a closely related engineering field

Familiarity with biochemical degradation processes (composting, fermentation, anaerobic digestion)

Interest in conducting applied research

Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Bonus skill: Experience with data acquisition systems  

Desired Skills for PhD student

MS degree in biological, agricultural or a closely related engineering field

Experience with biochemical degradation processes (composting, fermentation, anaerobic digestion)

Interest in conducting applied research and extension projects

Completed two statistical courses and published at least one paper in a peer-reviewed journal

Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Bonus skill: Experience with data acquisition systems  

Anticipated Starting Date

2018 Spring Semester

Interested qualified applicants should immediately contact:

Dr. Neslihan Akdeniz, Clinical Assistant Professor
E-mail: neslihan@illinois.edu Phone: 217 300 2644