Environmental biotechnology, Anaerobic microbiology and wastewater treatment

Saturday, July 22, 2017
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University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan is searching for a proactive and goal-oriented Postdoctoral Research Associate in Environmental Engineering to join a team of faculty and graduate students working on innovations in anaerobic membrane bioreactors. The research will be supervised by Professors Lutgarde Raskin and Steve Skerlos.

Applicants should have a doctorate in environmental engineering, environmental biotechnology, environmental microbiology, or a related field of study. Candidates must have a well-established academic record in the biotechnology field, hands-on experience building lab scale bioreactor systems, and knowledge of anaerobic wastewater treatment. The ideal candidate also has deep expertise with microbiology, molecular biology, and microbial ecology, along with excellent oral and written communication skills. 

Interested individuals should submit a single pdf file that includes a cover letter that outlines the applicant's research and career goals, their curriculum vitae, copies of representative research publications, and contact information for three references electronically to: UM-EWRE-postdocs@umich.edu. Questions may be directed to Dr. Raskin at raskin@umich.edu or Dr. Skerlos at skerlos@umich.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and only applications that follow the submission guidelines will be considered. We anticipate filling positions as early as August 2017.