A full-time post-doctoral fellowship position is available in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati. The position is focused on water reuse from non-conventional source waters for irrigation purposes. For this specific position special focus will be reuse of water used in agricultural activities and process unit operations for water reuse. The selected applicant will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and collaborate with other researchers in the area of water reuse using non-conventional waters as part of the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) hub funded by the Department of Energy (https://www.nawihub.org/partners).
QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or a closely related engineering area is required. Desired skills and experience include expertise in water treatment and purification processes, especially membrane technologies, optimization of unit operation treatment trains, and technoeconomic analysis. Experience in data analysis and systems modeling is a plus. In addition, fluency in English (excellent scientific writing skills and oral communication), the ability to organize and analyze data, and disseminate research findings in peer-reviewed journals and in conferences are essential. Applicants should be present in the U.S. and be eligible to begin working upon successful background check by the University of Cincinnati and approval by funding agency.
The University of Cincinnati (UC) is a major urban public research university with a diverse community. UC has a total annual research funding of over $200M and a student enrollment of ~46,000 students. UC has been named "Among the top tier of the Best National Universities," according to U.S. News & World Report. More about UC: https://www.uc.edu/about.html. The University offers a competitive salary and benefits including health insurance (https://www.uc.edu/hr/benefits.html) as well as plenty of opportunities for mentoring and career advancement for future placement in academia, industry, or the government sector.
The initial appointment is for one year, but it is renewable depending on the funding situation. Applicants should apply via the site http://www.jobs.uc.edu/, REQ# 48822. The application package should include a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.