The Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is searching for qualified applications for postdoctoral and PhD positions in the areas of biodegradation and bioremediation. Ideal applicants should possess a solid academic background and proficient experience in (1) biodegradation and biotransformation of legacy and emerging pollutants, such as PFAS and 1,4-dioxane, (2) microbial ecology using state-of-the-art high-throughput sequencing and bioinformatics, and/or (3) design and operation of bench-scale bioreactors and other biological treatment systems. Applicants with PhD degrees in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, and other relevant disciplines will be preferred. Excellent English communication and writing skills are highly desirable.  

The review process will commence immediately until the position is filled. The successful candidate is expected to start as soon as September 2023 and will receive competitive monthly wages and benefits. The initial contract is one-year and renewable depending on performance and availability of funding. Interested applicants are requested to send the updated CV, statement of interest, and contact information for three references to Dr. Mengyan Li ( NJIT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Application deadline: ASAP
Start date: Open until filled
Location: New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA