Postdoctoral Research Associate- Advanced Membrane Separation

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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Job Description

Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate- Advanced Membrane Separation

Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering/Chemical and Material Engineering

Position Type: Grant Funded

Position Summary:
The postdoc researcher will work closely with the PI and independently lead the effort to design and execute research ideas; assist in supervising masters or undergraduate students; develop functional membrane processes and composite membranes using a variety of membrane materials such as polymer supports, inorganic composites, and mixed matrix morphologies to achieve a cost-effective and scalable membrane separation and distillation systems. 

Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will investigate the catalytically reactive membranes and develop both experimental and modeling approaches to evaluate the performances in both pollutant rejection and membrane fouling mitigation.  

Additional Functions:
Renewal of contract is contingent upon performance and funding availability.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
An earned Ph.D. in Environmental or Chemical Engineering is required. The candidate should have a strong experimental background and interdisciplinary research experiences in physical or surface chemistry, materials science, environmental, or chemical engineering. In addition, a highly motivated individual with experiences and expertise in membrane synthesis, characterization, and material chemistry is highly desirable. A record of high-quality publications and competent writing skill are considered important.

New Jersey Institute of Technology is an Affirmative Action/equal opportunity employer.