Environmental Engineering

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Postdoctoral Associate
Job Institution: 
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Job Description: 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher in environmental engineering. The postdoctoral associate will primarily participate in a research effort focused on the development of advanced material-based technologies for water purification and reuse applications. The postdoctoral researcher will have opportunities to engage with industrial partners including A.O. Smith, Pentair, KX Technologies, and Veolia.

Preferred candidates will have prior research experience in one or more of the following: nanomaterial synthesis and characterization, environmental chemistry, and environmental nanotechnology. Excellence in English writing/oral communication and organization skills are required. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Material Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related fields. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of extension, depending on performance and availability of funding. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. The position is available as early as June 1, 2016. Review of application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants are encouraged to email their application in one pdf file that contains a cover letter describing the qualification and previous experience, a CV, a one-page statement of research interests, and the names/contact information of 3 references to Dr. Yin Wang (wang292@uwm.edu). 

UWM is located in Milwaukee, and R&D hub for water engineering and technologies. Milwaukee is home to over 10 large international water corporations. UWM is an equal opportunity/affirmative employer. Employment will require a criminal background check.

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