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Postdoctoral Researcher
City College of the City University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 10, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Researcher
University City College of the City University of New York
New York, NY, United States
Department Chemical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The CUNY Energy Institute at The City College of New York is seeking a highly qualified postdoctoral researcher for the NSF-funded "Partnerships for International Research and Collaboration (PIRE)" project: Multi-scale, Multi-phase Phenomena in Complex Fluids for the Energy Industries. The candidate will conduct research on interfacial phenomena involving complex fluids under the CCNY-PIRE project (

The candidate will perform experimental investigations on asphaltene behavior in multi-phase systems, including adsorption of asphaltenes at interfaces (e.g., solid rock surfaces or water-oil interfaces) and the implications of such processes on bulk fluid and transport properties.

The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in Chemical, Mechanical, or Petroleum Engineering, or another closely related field. Expertise in multi-phase transport phenomena is desired and familiarity with asphaltenes-related research is advantageous. The research will be conducted at the CUNY Energy Institute (, located within The City College of New York’s (CCNY) Grove School of Engineering, where active and highly funded research programs are performed in the fields of energy storage, nuclear energy and the oil/gas/water nexus.

The appointment period will range between one and two years with an annual salary of $55,000, plus full fringe benefits. This position will be open until filled with review of applications to begin immediately.

You are encouraged to send your resume by e-mail to with the following subject line: PIRE Postdoc Position – Asphaltenes.

  • CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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