Postdoc on water reuse and desalination technologies

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University of California, Riverside
Job Description

The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Riverside, is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in the area of water reuse and desalination. The researcher will conduct research on water reuse and desalination technologies, including photochemical and separation processes, for the treatment of reclaimed water and membrane concentrate, with emphases on a range of inorganic and organic contaminants. The successful applicant is expected to work independently on projects funded by federal agencies, and contribute to other ongoing investigations in the lab, as well as ongoing collaboration with scientists from the Chemistry and Environmental Sciences Departments at UC Riverside and other universities. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science, or a related field. In addition, a strong track-record in chemistry and water treatment is required, including a proven publication record on these topics in leading peer-reviewed journals. Experience with aquatic photochemistry, separation process, and LC-MS is an advantage.  

The position includes a competitive salary and benefits. Interested applicants should email Dr. Haizhou Liu ( and include a single pdf package of a cover letter, a full CV and the names and contact information of three references. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled with excellent candidates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

One of the fastest growing University of California (UC) campuses, UC Riverside is located in historic Riverside, California, the hub of inland Southern California located between the mountains and the beach. Known as the "City of Arts and Innovation," Riverside is a bustling hub of activity, engineering and culture, and is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States. The area offers a pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities.