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DOE-Funded CCS Research Assistantship, Western Michigan University

The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Western Michigan University is currently recruiting a M.S. or Ph.D. student to work on a large DOE-funded carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the Michigan Basin. We are looking for a highly motivated geoscientist who can work independently. The ideal candidate will be a US citizen with demonstrated experience in geological materials characterization using various analytical tools (e.g., thin section, scanning electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, etc.). The position comes with a 2-year research assistantship that includes a competitive stipend, full tuition coverage, and summer salary.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team of scientists in the Carbonate Petrology and Characterization Laboratory ( Applications are due by January 15, 2024. For application information, visit us at:

For detailed project information, please contact Dr. Steve Kaczmarek at (269) 387-5479 or



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