Post-Masters Researcher in Water Research and Analysis

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, CO, USA 🇺🇸

Job no: 496255
Work type: Research Support Full Time
Location: Golden, CO
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching), Civil & Environmental Engineering

Position Title
Post-Masters Researcher – Water Research and Analysis
The Opportunity
The WE2ST Center in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the Colorado School of Mines is hiring a Post-Masters researcher to study chemical characterization of various waters treated during direct potable reuse and industrial reuse. The work includes developing and evaluating chemical methods from water and wastewater treated by pilot-scale reuse systems (e.g., https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2c2cpNAUf0). The successful candidate will work with Dr. James Rosenblum at Colorado School of Mines WE2ST Water Technology Hub, along with other faculty at the hub. The appointment is for one year, with potential renewal based on performance.
Responsibilities
Develop and perform research on waters and wastewaters using various chemical analysis toolsLearn to perform quantitative analysis of various contaminants using analytical tools, specifically  a Gas Chromatograph Mass SpectrometerSupport writing of reports for various water and wastewater related projectsCollaborate on the development and advancement of water reuse projects at Mines and in ColoradoPerforms other duties related to the water reuse treatment trailers and projects that support the Water Technology Hub
Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:Masters in one or more specialized fields in environmental engineering, chemistry, environmental science, public health, environmental health (MPH/M.S.), toxicology, or a closely related field
Preferred Qualifications
Masters around June 1st, 2023, with research and laboratory experience preferably in chemical analysis (ICP, GCMS, IC, TOC, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Ability to mentor undergraduate studentsIndependent researcherKnowledge of water and wastewater treatment (not necessary)Experience doing chemical analysis with various instruments (Agilent or SCIEX)
About Mines & Golden, CO
Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver.  The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. A sunny, high-altitude climate with outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities make the Denver area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience. 
Equal Opportunity
Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veterans status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.
Pay Range
$50,000Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.
Total Rewards
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings.  Our portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs.  For more information, visit Mines benefits.
How to Apply
Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veteran status) and upload a CV and cover letter (required). References will not be contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made.
Background Investigation Required
Yes

Advertised: Mar 28, 2023 Mountain Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 17, 2023 11:55 PM Mountain Daylight Time


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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development