Utah State University

Postdoctoral Fellow I

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/29/2020 1:27 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-2989
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Research (non-Faculty)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
College
College of Engineering
Department
Utah Water Research Laboratory
Advertised Salary
Commensurate based on experience with excellent benefits

Overview

The Utah Water Research Laboratory invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in the area of advanced oxidation processes and reactive pathway elucidation. The central focus of this project is using laser spectroscopy, such as flash photolysis, to investigate the formation and reactivity of novel radical reactants in freshwaters. The successful applicant will be a creative, independent researcher with interests in the chemical processes of environmental systems.

The position is available to start January 2021.

Responsibilities

  • The central focus of this project is using laser spectroscopy, such as flash photolysis, to investigate the formation and reactivity of novel radical reactants in freshwaters.
  • The successful applicant will be a creative, independent researcher with interests in the chemical processes of environmental systems.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or any related field prior to the start date.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong publication record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with photochemical systems, natural photosensitizers, laser flash photolysis, or mechanistic organic chemistry.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted into a text box at the end of application

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate based on experience with excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Utah State University is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. The Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL) at Utah State University has been a leader in water and environmental research for over 50 years. It is the oldest and one of the largest university-based water research facilities in the United States and is considered one of the most respected facilities of its kind.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visithttps://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

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USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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