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Post-Doctoral Fellow - PFAS Remediation
Auburn University


Date Posted Jan. 25, 2022
Title Post-Doctoral Fellow - PFAS Remediation
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department School of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Agricultural - General
 
 

The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Fellow to work both independently and collaboratively with members of a research team to develop research projects that conduct the remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from water. The individual selected for this position will be expected to help mentor graduates and undergraduates, design and implement lab experiments for PFAS sorption and degradation, conduct analyses of the results, publish manuscripts in scientific journals, present research findings at professional meetings, and prepare proposals for additional extramural funding of the research program. This is a benefit eligible, non-tenure track position. The appointment is for an initial period of one year with a possibility of continuance up to a maximum of four years depending on performance and funding and funding availability.

The University:
Auburn University is an R1 land-grant institution organized into twelve academic colleges and schools. Auburn is ranked 40th among public universities in the U.S. News and World 2021 Report. For 2020, 24,505 undergraduates as well as 6,232 graduate and professional students were enrolled. The University is nationally recognized for its academic excellence, commitments to community engagement, positive work environment, flourishing student life programs, and beautiful campus. To learn more about the University, please visit:

www.auburn.edu.
The Community:
Auburn is recognized as one of America’s best small towns with a moderate climate and easy access to major cities, beaches, and mountains. The city is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama corridor. The combined Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Statistical Area boasts a growing population of over 60,000. The City of Auburn grew 43% in the past decade and is known for an excellent public school system and a local medical center acknowledged as among the best in the region. The City of Auburn website has informaton on the community and services that can be accessed at: https://www.auburnalabama.org/.


 
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