CBU Work Study Bursary Program – Chemistry Assistant – Job Number 2015F012


Job/Project Description:

Investigating the ability of magnetically functionalized biochar to attract various paramagnetic compounds. The successful candidate should have completed 1 year of Chemistry at the University level as a minimum. Biochar from BioEnergy and other waste sources will be loaded with magnetic nanoparticles and tested in various applications including catalysis.


Tasks: Synthesize nanoparticles

Load nanoparticles onto Biochar

Characterize Biochar

Test Biochar in catalytic applications
Responsibilities: Perform experiments safely, keep excellent lab notebooks, read appropriate literature
Student Qualifications: First year University level Chemistry

Application Details

Start Date:  Mid-September

End Date:  Mid-April

Hours:  All positions are part time, hours TBD

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position.  If eligible send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to:  awards@cbu.ca     Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered.  All applications must also reference the above Job Number.

To determine eligibility and to complete an application go to:  http://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/applications/

Deadline to apply is September 11, 2015.