Aerosol science or environmental microbiology

Friday, February 25, 2022
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Post-doctoral fellow
Job Institution: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Job Description: 

The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a post-doctoral fellow to conduct collaborative bioaerosol research. The successful candidate will have access to faculty and research groups with extensive experience in environmental and public health microbiology and aerosol science field and laboratory (chamber) research. Specifically, we seek an accomplished junior colleague with training in aerosol science and/or environmental microbiology to work with a newly established chamber system for the controlled study of microbial viability in aerosols. 

Roles & Responsibilities: Working with principal investigators, this postdoc will lead experimental design and day-to-day operations of the chamber; provide mentorship and training of graduate research assistants; develop standard operating procedures, methods, and protocols for chamber-based experiments; and perform key equipment maintenance and operation. The post-doc will be expected to lead peer-reviewed publications and contribute to grant proposals. We seek a candidate who will proactively contribute to a diverse, collaborative, positive, supportive, safe, and welcoming laboratory culture.

For more information and to apply, please visit: 
Applications must include brief cover letter describing interests and motivation, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, names and full contact information for three references, and one example publication.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The position is available starting 15 July 2022, though the start date is negotiable. Please send any questions about the position to Prof. Joe Brown at