Research Experience- PhD in Engineering

Job Type
Job Rank
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Job Institution
Las Vegas Valley Water District
Job Description

The term of this appointment will be a maximum of 36 months. All persons hired into Limited-Term positions will be required to sign a term of employment letter specifying the conditions of employment.

HOURS OF WORK: 4/10’s, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., M-Th

The ideal candidate will possess a PhD in engineering; demonstrate the knowledge and research experience for the mitigation of emerging contaminants (i.e., DBPs, PFAS, trace unregulated contaminants) by advanced oxidation, adsorption or high-pressure membranes in potable reuse; knowledge and experience of pilot operation, novel online sensors and statistical analysis of big data sets; possess the ability to communicate both orally and in writing (i.e. peer-reviewed research articles) and efficiently execute multiple assignments/projects concurrently; and demonstrate the ability to generate innovative research ideas.

INTRODUCTION: Human Resources will screen applications and supplemental questionnaires. Candidates possessing the strongest skills and experience for this position will be forwarded to the hiring department for further evaluation and to determine who will be invited to the formal interview process. The candidate hired will be required to pass a drug screening, background check and may be required to pass a job-related physical evaluation.

Training and Experience:

A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a college or university with a doctorate in analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, engineering or another relevant scientific discipline. Knowledge and experience involving water treatment processes is required.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:

A valid State of Nevada driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's Vehicle Insurance Policy.