Environmental Organic Analysis – LC-MS/MS & GC-MS/MS

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Post-Doc
Job Institution: 
Arizona State University, Biodesign Center for Environmental Security
Job Description: 

One or multiple postdoctoral positions are available as part of a nationwide study examining the sustainability of cities, and the fate of emerging contaminants, endocrine disruptors, and consumer product chemicals in the U.S. environment. The successful applicant will analyze environmental and biological samples, coordinate and plan environmental sampling campaigns, maintain sample inventories, interpret measurement results, prepare peer-reviewed publications and assist undergraduate and graduate students in the use of liquid and gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometers (LC-MS/MS and GC-MS/MS). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in environmental chemistry/engineering or a closely related field, and experience in environmental trace analysis of organic compounds using tandem mass spectrometry. Additional experience in wastewater analysis, GIS, Raman spectroscopy and environmental systems and QSAR modeling is preferred. The main workplace is the Center for Environmental Security at the ASU Biodesign Institute in Tempe, AZ. Only electronic applications will be considered and should be emailed to Marcia.Spurlock@asu.edu. Application material should be addressed to Dr. Rolf Halden, and consist of a single PDF containing (1) a 1-2 page cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) list of coursework completed with grades, (4) up to 3 representative publications, and (5) the names and contact information of three references.