Aerosol Science

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Job Institution: 
Virignia Tech
Job Description: 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech invites applications for postdoctoral researchers to join the Applied Interdisciplinary Research in Air (AIR2) laboratory. Ongoing projects include the following:

Developing experimental methods and models to predict emissions and gas-particle partitioning of plasticizers, pesticides, and other semi-volatile compounds from products
Describing the chemistry of evaporating respiratory droplets
Investigating the viability of pathogens contained in liquid aerosols of varying chemical composition
Designing an in vitro model system for studying the inhalation toxicity of nanoparticles

The successful candidate must hold a doctoral degree and demonstrate interested in interdisciplinary research and appropriate background in environmental engineering, atmospheric chemistry, biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering. The initial appointment will be for a period of one year with an option for renewal. Send a statement of interest, CV, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Linsey C. Marr (e-mail: If you have applied previously for a position in this research group, there is no need to submit another application. Additional information about the laboratory group can be found at Virginia Tech's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is ranked in the top ten at the graduate level. The university is located in Blacksburg, a small mountain town in southwestern Virginia (four hours from Washington, DC) with excellent recreational opportunities.