Post-Doctoral Position in Subsurface Transport and Remediation

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Post-doctoral position
Job Institution: 
Western University
Job Description: 

RESTORE at Western University is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to support their current research work in the areas of subsurface transport and remediation.  In particular, the post-doctoral fellow is required to support projects being conducted within the Remediation Network (RENEW) program (http://renew.utoronto.ca/). RENEW is a large collaborative program involving leading researchers at four Canadian (Western, Toronto, Waterloo, and Queens) and 11 international universities as well as 8 leading environmental companies.   

Applicants should have experience in either: (a) advanced geochemical laboratory analysis, (b) contaminant transport and remediation field investigations, or (c) numerical modeling for groundwater, reactive contaminant and/or colloid transport. Postdoctoral fellow applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline and publications in highly respected international journals.  The successful candidate will be an independent researcher that excels at leading his or her own research within a highly collaborative, well-resourced environment. 

The successful candidate will work in a cutting-edge research group. The Research for Subsurface Transport and Remediation (RESTORE) Group (http://www.eng.uwo.ca/research/restore/) has been awarded over $6 M to conduct field, experimental and modelling investigations focused on groundwater and soil remediation and contaminant transport issues. It is a growing, well-recognized research group with more than 20 graduate students, research engineers and laboratory technicians working in five well-equipped laboratories and modelling offices. Western University (http://www.uwo.ca/) is a leading Canadian academic institution that is committed to excelling as an innovative research-intensive university. Western is located in London, Ontario (https://www.londontourism.ca/) – the Forest City – a vibrant, culturally rich, affordable city which is an ideal place to live for both individuals and families.  

Informal inquiries and applications (including a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references) should be directed to Dr. Clare Robinson (crobinson@eng.uwo.ca) and Dr. Jason Gerhard (jgerhard@uwo.ca).