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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
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A postdoctoral research associate or more senior research position is available in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University. The postdoc will work in the lab of Professor Zhiyong Jason Ren and in cooperation with other team members on a collaborative Department of Energy (DOE) project. The postdoctoral research associate will work on developing novel and scalable microbial electrochemical reactors and related processes to recover energy and resources from wastewater. The successful candidate will have experience in microbial electrolysis cells, microbial electrosynthesis, electrofermentation, and other related skills. Ph.D. required in civil and environmental engineering, chemical and biological engineering or a related field. Knowledge and skills in reactor scaleup and pilot reactor design and operation are preferred. Applicants should have high self-motivation in research and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. This appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. We are interested in receiving applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in civil and environmental, and chemical and biological engineering. Interested applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, which includes and brief statement that addresses your academic background and long term career goals, a detailed CV, and a list of at least three referees. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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