Exciting IGERT PhD Fellowships Available to Study Sustainable Urban Infrastructure in Real Cities!!
The University of Colorado Denver seeks PhD students in Engineering, Architecture & Planning, Public Affairs, and Health & Behavioral Sciences to work on dissertations pertaining to the development of sustainable infrastructures in cities worldwide. Nationally-recruited IGERT PhD trainees will be supported through a grant received from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
PROGRAM SUMMARY: Our program seeks to integrate innovative technologies in various infrastructure sectors (water, energy, transport, waste, buildings, etc) with urban planning, public policy and community-based participatory research to achieve urban health and sustainability goals. Students from all the participating disciplines will have the exciting opportunity to work on real-world sustainability projects in cities along the Denver / Front Range area in Colorado, USA, and/or in our sister city, Chennai, India. We are presently partnering with three cities to assist in water, energy, climate action and health projects.
IGERT PhD TRAINEE BENEFITS include tuition and fees, a stipend of $30K per year for 2.3 years, funds to support doctoral research and much more!
IGERT ASSOCIATES: Students interested in Masters-level degrees should inquire about our IGERT Associate positions and Certificates in Sustainable Infrastructure.
APPLY NOW! For more information, please see the attached recruitment flyer/brochure or go to: www.ucdenver.edu/IGERT
Applications for Fall 2010 are being accepted until February 1, 2010. IGERT PhD Trainees must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Candidates with backgrounds in Math/Science and the Liberal Arts can apply for PhD positions in all the above disciplines – Engineering, Architecture and Planning, Policy and Health and Behavioral Sciences, according to their interest. Some additional pre-requisite coursework may be required for PhDs in some disciplines based on the candidate’s prior degree and coursework.