We seek a highly motivated and organized person for a unique opportunity to conduct research on the circular economy on National Science Foundation project . Given the large project team and focus on convergence, the person should demonstrate exceptional project management skills and ability to work with multidisciplinary teams. The successful applicant will possess a PhD in Chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or related fields, have an excellent academic record, and work well in a collaborative research environment. We are specifically looking for applicants with experience and interests in process modeling (using Aspen), technoeconomic analysis, life cycle assessment, and systems-level analysis. The candidate should have completed the Ph.D. prior to the date of joining . Strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented minority groups and women to apply for this position.
The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility for an extension. The start date is flexible, with a preference for candidates ready to begin as soon as possible . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Your application should include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- 1-page statement of your career goals and how this postdoc experience will help you achieve your goals
Please refer to job description. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 20002692
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