Graduate Student Openings
The Zha Lab is looking for one or two graduate students who are interested in the fields of supramolecular self-assembly, biomimicry, soft matter, and nanomaterials. Qualified candidates should be creative problem solvers. Previous laboratory experience with organic/bio-organic chemistry, nanoengineering, microbiology, or tissue culture is highly advantageous. Oral and written communication skills are also valued. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and CV directly to Dr. Helen Zha.
About RPI and Surrounding Area
Founded in 1824, RPI is the nation's oldest technological research university. With 34 research centers and over $100M in annual research expenditures, RPI produces world-class research despite its intimate size. As of January 2018, the Zha Lab is a new addition to the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at RPI and is situated in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies. This center houses over 200 scientists and engineers across multiple fields as well as 9 core instrumentation facilities, thus fostering a seamless and collaborative workspace.
RPI is located in Troy, NY and enjoys the benefits of the Capital Region of New York. With close proximity to the cultural activities available in Albany, the convenience of Albany International Airport, the scenic outdoors of the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains, relatively low cost of living, and minimal traffic, the Capital Region provides a comfortable lifestyle for those who work at RPI.