Novel Membrane Synthesis and Characterization

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Postdoctoral researcher
Job Institution: 
The Ohio State University
Job Description: 

The Departments of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering  and Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University is seeking a post-doctoral researcher in a multi-disciplinary team focused on developing novel ceramic membranes with built-in anti-fouling capability.  The research will involve synthesis, characterization, analysis, and fouling of inorganic multi-layer structures with built-in anti-fouling capability. The post-doctoral researcher will be expected to work under the supervision of Drs. Linda Weavers ( and Henk Verweij ( and be a link between the research groups and activities.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related discipline. Experience in membrane fouling, materials synthesis and characterization is preferred. Evidence of strong communication skills through peer-reviewed publications and oral presentations is expected.  Prior work with managing and interacting in collaborative teams is desired.

The position will be full-time for one year with the possibility for a one-year extension subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance. The position includes a competitive salary and benefits. The position is available starting June 1, 2017.

Applicants must submit electronically to : 1) a letter of application addressing how the applicant meets position requirements, 2) a CV, and 3) names of two academic references.