Environmental Chemistry

A Post-doctoral research associate position is available at Clemson University to work and lead a recently funded project that will investigate the consequences of different fuel reduction techniques, as watershed management practices against wildfire, on the exports of dissolved organic matter (DOM) from forested watersheds and associated biogeochemical processes and impacts on drinking water treatability and supplies.

Nanoparticle fate and transport

A post-doctoral research associate position is available in the area of nanoparticle fate and transport in porous media.  The successful applicant will be engaged in interdisciplinary research exploring nanoparticle interactions with subsurface materials in multiphase systems.  He/she will be intensively involved in laboratory experiments.

Anaerobic Digestion

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anaerobic Digestion     

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta

A postdoctoral research position is available to develop engineered anaerobic digestion processes for wastewater and hazardous waste treatment. Extensive research will be carried out using molecular biology tools including PCR/cloning, quantitative-PCR, RNA extraction, purification and reverse transcription PCR, etc.

Microbial Ecology/ Environmental Microbiology

A position at the postdoctoral level is available in the Earth Research Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the area of molecular biological analysis of microbiological water quality related to quantifying and tracing fecal pollution in coastal environments including watersheds. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. 

Water/Wastewater Treatment

The department of chemical engineering at McMaster University is seeking applications for a post-doctoral research associate to join a dynamic team of individuals working on developing innovative water/wastewater treatment technologies.   This position is part of an exciting collaboration with an industry partner working in the area of industrial wastewater treatment. The close geographical proximity of the partner to the university offers an excellent opportunity for conducting on-site field work at their facility. 

Research on the future of dams in New England

The New England Sustainability Consortium ( has launched a new stakeholder-engaged, solutions-focused, interdisciplinary research program focused on the future of dams. Our research draws upon world-class faculty expertise at UNH, UMaine, URI, Keene State, USM and RISD and builds on NEST’s experience in advancing the theory and practice of sustainability science.

NRC Postdoc Job Opportunity in Fate and Transport of Carbon-Metal Hybrid Nanomaterials in the Subsurface

The National Research Council (NRC) Resident Research Associate program is offering an opportunity for research in the Ground Water and Ecosystems Restoration Division, National Risk Management Research laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Located in Ada, Oklahoma. Qualified applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in environmental engineering, chemistry, environmental science, geology, soil science, or related discipline.


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