The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Oklahoma State University is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher with expertise in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, biogeochemistry, or related fields. Experience with organic and inorganic chemistry, batch and column experiments, aquatic chemistry, FTIR spectroscopy, SEM/EDS, ICP, and liquid chromatography is preferred. The postdoctoral researcher will be involved in a research project focused on generation processes of microplastics, microplastic transformation, and environmental effects of microplastics produced by open burning solid waste. The Postdoctoral Researcher will work in Dr. Jorge Gonzalez Estrella’s research group, in collaboration with community members of Navajo, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and Crow Tribe as part of the University of New Mexico P50 Health Disparity Center. More information about the P50 center, funded through NIMHD, can be found in this link:https://hsc.unm.edu/pharmacy/research/areas/native-eh-equity/, and about the specific project in the following link: https://hsc.unm.edu/pharmacy/research/areas/native-eh-equity/projects.html. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently, and to prepare and submit applications for pilot funding through the UNM Center for Native Environmental Health Equity Research Center Investigator Development Core as well as for other available opportunities. The position will provide opportunities for authoring and coauthoring scientific manuscripts and developing mentoring skills. The two-year position is available starting April 1st, 2022. Applications from individuals from underserved and underrepresented groups are highly encouraged. For questions about the position, reach out to Dr. Jorge Gonzalez Estrella (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please apply to this position using the following link: https://okstate.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=8&id=11221