Environmental Chemistry

Friday, August 18, 2017
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Postdoctoral Scientist
Job Institution: 
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven
Job Description: 

A position is available for a Postdoctoral Scientist in the Department of Environmental Sciences. The individual will conduct research on the influence of air during pyrolysis of biomass materials on structural properties of the char, and its implications for retention and reactions of pollutants, according to the objectives of the project 1709532 supported by NSF. The individual is expected to undertake fundamental mechanistic studies and therefore should have a background in chemistry or chemical engineering. The individual will work independently but in collaboration with others in academia. Candidates must have: a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field, preferably chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or chemistry; experience in adsorption; strong writing and speaking abilities; and a record of high productivity in research. The appointment is for up to 2 years, depending on performance and continued availability of funding.  The salary and benefits are competitive.  Applicants must submit electronically: (1) a letter of application addressing how the applicant meets the position requirements as listed above, and including a statement of career goals; (2) a CV; (3) recent examples of the applicant’s publications (1-2 reprints); and (4) contact information for at least two references, to:  Dr. Joseph Pignatello, Department Head and Chief Scientist, Department of Environmental Sciences, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, P. O. Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504.  joseph.pignatello@ct.gov. Applications will be evaluated as they arrive. Closing date, September 17, 2017. 

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.