Research Assistant (MS or PhD)

Dear ISIE Colleagues,

We are excited to announce 2-3 open positions for research assistants at Cornell University's PEESE group ( We are looking for motivated researchers in the areas of life cycle assessment (LCA) and materials flow analysis (MFA). These positions could lead to PhD/MS admissions for qualified candidates. The research assistant role's salary varying based on qualifications and experience.  

Applicants with relevant backgrounds and prior journal publications are most welcome to apply. To apply, please forward a detailed CV to Prof. Fengqi You at ( Ensure you include "LCA RA Position" in the email subject to help us quickly identify your application.

Cornell University, founded in 1865, is renowned for its picturesque 750-acre campus. As a university, Cornell provides an ideal blend of an Ivy League private school with top-ranked Engineering programs, and a federal land-grant institution known for its nationally recognized programs in Agriculture and Life Sciences, among others. Being a part of Cornell means joining a university community that prides itself on fostering interdisciplinary research and scholarship. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Thanks much and have a great day,

Fengqi You, Ph.D.
Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor, Cornell University
Chair of Ph.D. Studies, Cornell Systems Engineering
Co-Director, Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture (CIDA)
Co-Director, Cornell University AI for Science Institute (CUAISci)
Senior Faculty Fellow, Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability
Elected Fellow of AAAS, AIChE, and RSC


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  • Application deadline: May 20, 2024
  • Cornell University
  • Engineering
  • Ithaca, New York
  • PhD Positions
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