Environmental Engineering/Environmental Chemistry

Monday, February 8, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
postdoctoral researcher
Job Institution: 
Cornell University
Job Description: 

A post-doctoral research position is available in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University to work in the area of environmental risk assessment of organic chemicals. We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a strong background in environmental risk assessment and stochastic fate and transport modelling and a strong record of publication in peer reviewed journals. Laboratory skills in environmental analytical chemistry are also preferred. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, environmental chemistry, or a related field, have excellent skills in spoken and written English, and work well in a diverse research group.

This position will be located at Cornell University in the Ithaca, New York, USA.  The position is initially available for 1 year with the possibility of renewal. Interested applicants should apply to the position through the Jobs at Cornell website. Applications should contain (in a single PDF) a cover letter expressing research interests and strengths, a CV, one publication as a demonstration of relevant work experience, and the names and contact information for 3 references.  The successful applicant must be able to begin work on or before June 1, 2016. Earlier start dates are preferred. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. More information can be found at (http://helbling.research.engineering.cornell.edu/).  To be considered for this position please apply online (https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=30950).

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