Post Doctoral Scholar

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Information
Posting Details

Department Earth Marine Environmt Sci - 318000
Posting Open Date 01/21/2022
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post Doctoral Scholar
Vacancy ID PDS003347
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Location Morehead City, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $48,000-$60,000
Proposed Start Date 04/01/2022
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Department of Earth, Marine and Environmental Sciences (EMES) at UNC-CH advances understanding of the earth and ocean processes that govern our planet, shape diverse ecosystems, sustain life, and drive environmental change. We promote exploration and discovery of the natural world by engaging students in research-based learning at all levels. Our graduates are equipped with the strong science foundation, critical thinking skills, and interdisciplinary perspectives required to tackle current and future environmental and resource challenges. We encourage engaged service that translates knowledge for the public good. We support a welcoming and inclusive environment, foster diverse identities and perspectives, and encourage collaboration with all segments of society.
Position Summary
Postdoctoral Associate or highly trained Masters level graduate in the fields of wastewater surveillance, molecular biology, environmental water quality, land-water interface, and storm water/wastewater infrastructure science.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
A Ph.D. or M.Sc. at the time of appointment in environmental science, environmental engineering, molecular biology, or related fields is required for this position, as well as a record of research productivity and laboratory experience.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Expertise in wastewater engineering, application of molecular techniques such as digital PCR, sequence analysis (broadly defined), viral pathogen science, epidemiology, spatial modeling, and innovative analysis tools. We especially seek individuals who complement existing departmental strengths and can work collaboratively in groups in the context of commercialization, industry relationships, stakeholder interaction, and intellectual property.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience with field sampling approaches, autosamplers and flow weighted data, wastewater treatment, package treatment, and septic system design, hydrological modeling, and coastal land-water interface are desired, but not requisite attributes.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Rachel Noble, Distinguished Professor
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Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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