Environmental Chemistry: sorption

Sunday, November 4, 2012
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Job Rank: 
Postdoctoral scientist
Job Institution: 
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven
Job Description: 

POSTDOCTORAL SCIENTIST POSITION A postdoctoral position is available immediately for a research project on adsorption of ionic and ionizable contaminants of emerging concern by carbonaceous adsorbents including charcoal, fuel soot, activated carbon and carbon nanotubes funded through an NSF grant. The project will employ spectroscopic and physical-chemical techniques to probe sorptive interactions. A recently-obtained Ph.D. in a relevant field is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong chemistry background, experience and focus in environmental chemistry, excellent communication skills, and a record of research productivity. The appointment is for one year and then year-by-year thereafter, depending on performance and available funding. The salary and benefits are competitive. Interested persons should submit electronically by September 20, (1) a letter of application summarizing qualifications and long-term research interests and career goals; (2) a curriculum vita; (3) reprint of a recent publication; (4) university transcripts (unofficial OK); and (5) contact information for at least two references to: Dr. Joseph Pignatello, Department of Environmental Sciences, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, P. O. Box 1106, New Haven, CT 06504; joseph.pignatello@ct.gov. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.