Water Treatment (PFAS)

Monday, June 20, 2022
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Postdoc Associate
Job Institution: 
Montclair State University
Job Description: 

A postdoctoral associate position is available in Dr. Yang Deng’s Group (www.montclair.edu/~dengy) at Montclair State University (New Jersey) for a federally funded project. This research targets innovative physicochemical technologies for addressing PFAS pollution in water in a cost and energy efficient manner.  

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

1)     the lab skills to identify and quantify different PFAS in water;

2)     demonstrated knowledge and expertise in physical and chemical treatment processes (adsorption and chemical redox processes are preferred);

3)     experience in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

Initial appointment will be one year. Employment extension relies on performance and funding availability. Review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit applications to Dr. Yang Deng (dengy@montclair.edu). 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.