Postdoctoral Research Scholar

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, United States
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University/Academia/Research/Think tank
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Not Specified
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The successful candidate will couple data on contaminant concentrations, age-dating tracers, and other variables to produce quantitative insights into the PFAS inputs, outputs, and changes in storage in the aquifer. The research will be done in the context of a large multi-investigator project on PFAS in the environment. Background and strong interest in groundwater hydrology is required.

Define and maintain an effective schedule for overall progress of the work. Provide advisory oversight to graduate students involved in the project.

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

PhD in a relevant field of engineering or geoscience.

Background and interest in groundwater hydrology is required.

Familiarity with fundamentals of chemical transport and groundwater age dating in unconfined groundwater systems. Ability to carry out reliable field sampling under a wide variety of potentially adverse field conditions. Excellent written and oral communication skills.