Research Technologist

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD, United States 🇺🇸

General Summary/Purpose

The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Water Institute has established a research alliance with Stantec, a leader in water and wastewater treatment/design and provider of strategic consulting, environmental engineering and construction services. The JHU/Stantec Alliance is seeking to hire a highly motivated, full-time chemistry-based research technologist.

The JHU/Stantec Alliance encompasses a variety of application-based water and wastewater-related projects, including those associated with water supply and treatment, water resources management, renewable energy, resource recovery, and sustainable environmental practices.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

Research will include studies on improved drinking water and wastewater treatment processes and innovative water reuse strategies. Under the general supervision of faculty investigators, the applicant will be responsible for performing chemical assays focusing on water and wastewater treatment.  Examples of analytical techniques include nephlometry, UV-spectrophotometry, ion chromatography, size exclusion chromatography and total organic carbon analysis.

The applicant will follow established procedures or protocols and use basic techniques to perform experiments associated with chemistry. The applicant will carry out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision and exchange routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Some related post-undergraduate work experience

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Chemical analytical techniques

School of Public Health – East Baltimore Campus

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