CBU Work Study Bursary Program: Research Chemist for Waste Conversion, 2019W007

Requirements

Investigating the ability to remove chitosan and other pre-polymers from shrimp and crab shells prior to pyrolysis.

Qualifications:

First year University level Chemistry, lab experience a benefit but not required.

Learning Outcomes:

Students synthesize and characterize their own material. All students are trained for independent operation of our on-site equipment, and senior BSc students, technicians, and postdoctoral researchers are paired with the BSc students on the projects, providing laboratory supervision.

Students will learn green chemistry initiatives and learn how applied research and fundamental research are critically linked.

Responsibilities

  • Extract Organics from Seawaste, Literature review and reporting
  • Covert waste into Biochar
  • Characterize Biochar
  • Test Biochar in various applications

Application Details

Hours:  All positions are part-time, hours TBD

Learning Outcomes:

Students synthesize and characterize their own material. All students are trained for independent operation of our on-site equipment, and senior BSc students, technicians, and postdoctoral researchers are paired with the BSc students on the projects, providing laboratory supervision.

Students will learn green chemistry initiatives and learn how applied research and fundamental research are critically linked.

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position.  To determine eligibility and to complete an application, go to:  

https://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/applications

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.

Forward resume and cover letter to:  awards@cbu.ca