Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.
Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar. The candidate is expected to have experiences and academic credentials in environmental engineering, environmental microbiology and basic bioinformatics. The candidate will assist in planning, executing and completing research projects related to wastewater nutrient removal, microbial ecology and function in biological treatment processes and antimicrobial resistance. Experiences and basic skills in molecular biology and genomics such as qPCR, RNA extraction, FISH, microscopy, sequencing and metagenomics data analysis are required. The candidate is expected to have outstanding writing skills and can prepare and write research papers, conference presentations and research grants proposals.
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