Environmental Chemistry

Job Type
Job Rank
Post Doctoral Research Assistant
Job Institution
The University of Memphis
Job Description

An Opening for a Post Doc in Environmental Engineering – Plastic Pollution

Start date: May 15th, 2022

Duration: 1 year, but might be extended for one more year based on performance and funding

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis has an opening for a postdoctoral position focusing on plastic pollution within the environment. Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or have successfully defended their dissertation prior to the start date) with a background in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Sciences or Chemistry. Furthermore, the qualified candidate is expected to have knowledge about water chemistry, surface analysis, and polymer science with strong written and spoken English skills.

The successful candidate will (1) develop and conduct the experimental research works and data analysis, (2) mentor the graduate and undergraduate students, and (3) contribute to the educational activities and writing of peer-reviewed papers and research proposals.

Applications are to be submitted via https://workforum.memphis.edu. Click on the faculty box to find the posting for the Post-Doctoral position in Civil Engineering. Applications must include a cover letter explaining their qualifications for the position and their goal for pursuing the postdoctoral position, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the full names and contact information of three professional references. The committee will begin screening applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. For any questions regarding the position, you can contact Dr. Maryam Salehi (mssfndrn@memphis.edu).

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