Environmental Engineering and Science

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Post-doctoral Position in Environmental Engineering and Science
University of Missouri

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) has a postdoctoral position available immediately for a two-year duration. The position is supported by the MU Research Excellence Postdoctoral Program, which provides competitive stipend and funds for professional development/travel. Application for the position is invited until the position is filled. The postdoctoral scholar will conduct research in one of the following areas: (1). Environmental geochemistry related to management of metal mining wastes; (2). Fabrication and application of advanced nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes for desalination and water reuse; (3) Aquatic toxicity of contaminants of emerging concerns (CECs) such as microplastics and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS); and (4) innovative nanomaterials for removal of CECs from water. Experience with advanced instrumentation such as in situ and operando transmission electron microscopy and isotope-ratio mass spectrometry is a plus.

Inquiry should be sent to Professor Baolin Deng, preferably via email (DengB@missouri.edu), in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211-2200. Application package should include an application letter, CV, reprints of the most important publications, and list of three references in a single pdf file. Application should be submitted through MU erecuit site with Job ID45368 (https://erecruit.umsystem.edu/psc/tamext/COLUM/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_C…).

The University of Missouri (MU) was founded in 1839 in Columbia, MO. Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, MU is recognized nationally and receives top rankings for its programs in many areas, and has a reputation of excellence in teaching and research. It is one of only 34 public US universities and the only public institution in Missouri selected for membership in the Association of American Universities and designated “Doctoral/Research Extensive” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. MU has a diverse enrollment of more than 30,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 120 countries. The City of Columbia is a university town with a population near 130,000 and is one of the most livable cities in the U.S. with relatively low living cost.

University of Missouri is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.