Electrochemistry / Electrodialysis

Friday, November 16, 2012
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Post Doctoral Research Associate
Job Institution: 
University of Arizona
Job Description: 

The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Arizona is seeking a postdoctoral research associate to study the recovery of chemicals from industrial wastewaters using electrodialysis and other electrochemically-based methods.  The responsibilities of the position include carrying out experimental research, report writing and preparation of manuscripts.  The desired qualifications include: 1) a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, chemistry or other closely related field; 2) expertise in one or more of the following areas: electrochemistry, electrodialysis, ion chromatography and membrane-based separations; 3) prior experience in conducting experimental research; and 4) excellent oral and written communication skills.  The initial appointment will be for one year with the option of a second year pending suitable performance and continuity of funding.  Salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience.  The anticipated start date for the appointment is January 1, 2013.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To apply, please send a single pdf file containing: 1) a cover letter describing your interest in the position; 2) a two-page curriculum vitae; and 3) contact information for three professional references to: Professor James Farrell (farrellj@email.arizona.edu).