Postdoctoral Research Associate I
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

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Department

2803-Chemical & Environmental Engr

College/Division

Engineering

Posted Rate of Pay

DOE

Exempt / Non-Exempt

Exempt

Category

Appointed: Professional

Departmental Contact

Arla Allen

Departmental Contact Phone

520 626 6769

Departmental Contact Email

arlaa@email.arizona.edu

Job Open Date

12-03-2012

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Review begins on (Continues until position filled)

12-12-2012

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time

Days and Schedule to be Worked

Number of Hours Worked per Week

Limited to current UA employees only

No

Documents required to be attached electronically with this application

Letter of Interest Curriculum Vitae

Documents that may be attached electronically or mailed directly to department per instructions below

Additional application instructions (include instructions for submission)

To apply, please send a single pdf file containing: 1) a cover letter describing your interest in the position; 2) a two-page curriculum vita; and 3) contact information for three professional references to Professor James Farrell (farrellj@email.arizona.edu).

Position Summary

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 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 7, 2013.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The responsibilities of the position include carrying out experimental research, report writing and preparation of manuscripts.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, chemistry or other closely related field. *Expertise in one or more of the following areas: electrochemistry, electrodialysis, ion chromatography and membrane-based separations. *Prior experience in conducting experimental research. *Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening

None

Job Category

Postdoctoral Research Research

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