Environmental Chemistry

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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University of Nevada, Reno
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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Nevada (Reno) is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher to work with Dr. Yu Yang (yuy@unr.edu). The project will investigate the chemical nature of organic carbon associating with iron in soil environment applying state-of-the-art mass spectrometry. Potential results will shed light on carbon cycling and climate change. The Postdoctoral Researcher will design experiments, mentor graduate students, communicate research results with other scientists and publish papers in academic peer-reviewed journals. This is a 1-year position, with the opportunity of extension contingent on funding availability.

Required Qualifications
A Ph.D degree in Environmental Chemistry/Environmental Engineering/Geochemistry/Soil Chemistry or related area and strong interests in environmental biogeochemistry by time of appointment.

Experience with LC-MS analysis is required.

Degree must have been received within the last five years.

Department Information

Substantial growth in both student enrollment and tenure-track faculty positions has led the College of Engineering to unprecedented success and new levels of performance that contributed significantly to the University’s elevation to Carnegie R1 status. For the past two years, all of our ranking-eligible graduate programs have been ranked by the U.S. News & World Report, and in the most recent calendar year, new research funding surpassed $25 million. Last fall, the new 100,000-square-foot William N. Pennington Engineering Building opened. With its 150 graduate workstations, 40 laboratories and ISO Class 5 (Class 100) cleanroom, it enables our students and faculty to continue to build on the College’s robust tradition of excellence in pursuit of high-impact research that improves lives in our state, across our nation and around the world. https://www.unr.edu/engineering

For further information about the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, please go to: http://www.unr.edu/cee/

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