Resilient Water Reclamation Technologies

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Postdoc Associate
Job Institution: 
Montclair State University
Job Description: 

Postdoc Associate in Innovative and Resilient Water Reclamation Technologies

A postdoctoral associate position is immediately available in Dr. Yang Deng’s Environmental Resilience, Innovation, and Sustainability Engineering (E-RISE) Group ( for a multi-year federally funded project. This cross-disciplinary research aims to develop design principles of innovative ferrate-based water reuse technologies for agricultural sustainability and resilience.

  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, or related fields. Strong communication (oral and written English) skills and ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment are required. Desired qualifications include:

1)    demonstrated knowledge and expertise in chemical oxidation technologies and/or iron chemistry;

2)    skills in traditional and advanced water quality analytical techniques (e.g., LC/MS/MS and ICP-MS);

3)    experience in collaboration with scholars from other domains;

4)    experience in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

Initial appointment will be one year. Employment extension relies on performance (the overall appointment length can be up to 4 years). Review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit applications to Dr. Yang Deng ( The application should include cover letter, CV, contact information of three references, and a representative publication.

About Montclair State University and Deng’s E-RISE Lab

Montclair State University is the second largest national research institution in New Jersey. Located 14 miles west of New York City, the university has a 246-acre campus with state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture. Dr. Deng’s E-RISE Group is grounded into technology innovation for environmental sustainability and resilience. The lab is accommodated in a new 100,000 sq. ft. science building devoted to environmental research.