Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Civil and Environmental Engineering
202-Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has an immediate opening for a Research Fellow to participate in an exciting project in one step nitrogen removal by the recently discovered, novel anammox bacteria. The research is sponsored by Renmantix, Inc. The initial offer is for 18 months starting immediately, and future continuation is contingent upon performance and availability of funding.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Research Fellow will use wet chemistry and analytical and molecular techniques to investigate ammonia oxidation to nitrogen gas by anammox bacteria and use research results for process development.
The candidate must have strong analytical chemistry skills and willingness to learn molecular biology methods such as quantitative PCR. A Ph.D. degree in environmental or chemical engineering is required.
Experience with analytical equipment such as GC and HPLC, analytical problem solving, creative process design, as well as good oral and written communication skills are preferred. Candidate must be willing to work closely with Dr. Duran and students, undergraduate and graduate. The candidate is expected to actively pursue high quality publications and participate in generating new ideas and writing technical proposals.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Special Message to Applicants
Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information:
Commensurate on experience.
To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/14863
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.