Drinking water engineering

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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University of Toronto
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A postdoctoral research position is available with the Drinking Water Research Group, University of Toronto, Department of Civil Engineering (www.dwrg.ca). The candidate will be required to take leadership of specific aspects of research projects that involve one or preferably several of the following: 1) membrane treatment, 2) biofiltration, 3) advanced oxidation, 4) control of emerging contaminants. The work will involve managing and conducting both bench- and pilot-scale research.

Candidates must have a PhD in environmental engineering or a related field with a strong focus on experimental work related to drinking water treatment. The successful candidate will have experience with chemical methods for the analysis of drinking water quality (e.g. GC, GCMS, LCMS, IC). Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required along with very strong report and publication preparation skills.

The position will start as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. The position will be for a minimum of 1 year with annual assessment and renewal possible.  Please e-mail a CV and contact information for 2 references, along with a description of how your specific qualifications are related to the advertised position, to Prof. Ron Hofmann at ron.hofmann@utoronto.ca. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.