Postdoctoral Fellow (Water Treatment & Data Analytics)

Dalhousie University

Halifax, NS, Canada 馃嚚馃嚘

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Position Information

Position TitlePostdoctoral Fellow (Water Treatment & Data Analytics)
Posting NumberPTAP1666P
Department/UnitCivil & Resource Engineering
Job Summary & Key ResponsibilitiesOne postdoctoral fellow research position with a strong focus in Water Treatment and Data Analytics is available in the Centre for Water Resources Studies (CWRS) at Dalhousie University. The candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Graham Gagnon and Dr. Amina Stoddart on multidisciplinary research projects related to water quality and treatment and data science for either drinking water and wastewater applications.

Applicants should be enthusiastic and motivated, have a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, environmental science, computer science, microbiology, or a related field, and have strong verbal and written communication skills. The successful applicant will have the option to supervise graduate students. Experience with laboratory research and water sample analysis are strongly preferred, with particular emphasis on the following requirements.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position路 Ph.D. in environmental science/engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, microbiology or a related field
路 Proficiency in R or similar program, with experience in data wrangling/cleaning (water quality data), spatiotemporal analysis and modelling, data visualization, and/or Shiny dashboards (or similar)
路 Experience with analytical instruments and method development (e.g., HPLC, ICPMS, SPE)路 Other analytical skills (e.g., solid phase extraction) considered as assets
路 Evidence of contribution toward published peer-reviewed materials and research reports
路 Strong written and oral communication skills
Salary Range/Pay Rate$54,000 to $59,000,
Additional InformationDalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi鈥檏maq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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Posting Detail Information

Term of appointment1 Year, anticipated start date of October 1, 2022
Open Date
Close Date09/05/2022
Open Until FilledNo
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