Environmental Microbiology/Engineering

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Post-Doc
Job Institution: 
University of Colorado Boulder
Job Description: 

Post-doctoral Researcher UV disinfection with light emitting diodes A post doc interested in environmental microbiology and disinfection processes is desired to lead a project investigating the development of a next generation UV disinfection system focused on use of light emitting diodes. The ideal candidate would have a background in environmental engineering and/or environmental microbiology with experience utilizing molecular techniques for evaluating disinfection efficacy. Candidate must have expertise in traditional microbiology techniques at a minimum. The successful candidate would work in a vibrant research group, collaborating with faculty from other universities, and with innovative industrial partners. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, be capable of leading the writing of reports and publications, have an interest in advising graduate students working in a similar area, and be able to get up to speed quickly. Other desired skill areas include: Knowledge of reactor hydraulics analysis and interest in photobiology. Applicants should send a single PDF file including a cover letter expressing their interests and strengths, a resume, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: Professor Karl Linden Karl.linden@colorado.edu Questions may also be addressed to Professor Linden Applications are open now and the position will be filled to ideally start in September 2012. The position is for 1 year, initially with possibility for renewal. Pay is between 34,000-36,000 per year + benefits, pending qualification.