Brett, John john.brett at cudenver.edu
Tue Dec 4 11:58:18 EST 2007


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.cudenver.edu/IGERT <https://webmail.cudenver.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.cudenver.edu/IGERT> 

Applications for Fall 2008 are being accepted from January 15 to February 15, 2008 (or until the positions are filled). 

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.


John Brett 
Department of Anthropology 
University of Colorado Denver
Numeros Bolivianos:
241-5589, cel 730-89212 
US Phone: 303-556-8497 
Fax: 303-556-8501

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