Environmental Engineering/Chemistry

Monday, March 14, 2022
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
postdoc
Job Institution: 
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Job Description: 

I am looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The postdoc will lead efforts to design and execute studies on sorbent evaluation and passive sampler development for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Besides, the postdoc will assist in supervising graduate and undergraduate students as appropriate. The candidate should have (1) a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, or a related field; (2) demonstrated ability to design and conduct experiments, operate laboratory equipment, and analyze data; (3) sound knowledge of fate and transport of organic contaminants in the environment; and (4) strong verbal and written communication skills. Other preferred skills include experience using LC-MS/MS and building customized bench-scale reactors/parts. The candidate should have strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills, and a proven track record of research success demonstrated by publications in high-impact journals. Leadership and an ability to multitask on more than one project are required. The appointment will start as soon as possible, with the initial contract of 12 months and the possibility to renew based on mutual agreement. Interested candidates could submit inquiries directly to Dr. Mei Sun at mei.sun@uncc.edu. Review of applications will start immediately until the position is filled.