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Postdoctoral Scholar- Urban Heat Mitigation Strategies & Technology

 

 

The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (SGSUP) at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the field of Urban Climate Science and Heat Mitigation Technologies. The Fellow will work directly with Dr. David Sailor, Director and Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, assisting on several projects that revolve around improving air quality and thermal environments in hot desert climates. Current study regions of interest include Phoenix Arizona, other US Sunbelt Cities, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Our research group has been developing and evaluating urban cooling strategies and technologies in close collaboration with industry and local/regional governments to inform the development and optimal deployment of technologies and strategies for cooling neighborhoods and cities.

 

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Canada Research Chair (Tier II) and Assistant Professor, Renewable or Sustainable Energy Systems in Cold Climates

 

The Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, is pleased to invite national and international applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the area of Renewable or Sustainable Energy Systems in Cold Climates. The Chair will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2023.    

 

We are seeking an emerging scholar with an original and innovative research program related to Renewable or Sustainable Energy Systems in Cold Climates, who is forward-looking with accomplishments that indicate the potential to achieve international recognition and lead in their field within the next 5-10 years. The successful candidate will establish a strong and impactful research program at the University of Calgary in Renewable or Sustainable Energy Systems in Cold Climates. The research program should consider sustainability from not only the environmental perspective (particularly relative to net-zero targets) but also from economic, social and safety perspectives. They will attract competitive external funding to support their research activities and excellent trainees to develop into independent researchers. The successful candidate will also work within, and eventually lead, highly collaborative, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research teams involving academic and industry partners at sub-national, national and international levels.

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Multiple Positions in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Engineering

Celadyne is a startup attempting to accelerate the transition to a hydrogen economy by addressing hydrogen usage in heavy duty industries. Their materials technology replaces the proton exchange membrane to create fuel cells that are more efficient, compact and durable.  Celadyne is based in Chicago, associated with Argonne National Lab and funded through the DoD, DoE, NSF and the Breakthrough Energy Coalition.  Several positions are currently open in the engineering department, mainly focused on hydrogen fuel cell development.


 

Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering

 

The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on environmental engineering. The position will be housed in the Department of Environmental Engineering Science (EES) within ESSIE. This position has an anticipated start date of January 2023 or sooner.

The scope of the position is broad; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who have the vision to develop research scholarship beyond the traditional tenets of environmental engineering, with emphasis on chemistry/microbiology of water and wastewater systems/water epidemiology and/or health-environmental surveillance systems.

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Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering and Management

 

 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking candidates for a position in their department, with a research focus in Environmental Policy and Management, Sustainable Development, or Carbon Neutrality.  Proposed duties include:

(a) teach relevant undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in Environmental Planning and Sustainable Development, Environmental Impact and Management, Environmental Social and Governance, and related topics;

(b) supervise student projects and theses;

(c) initiate, lead and participate in research activities;

(d) undertake relevant administrative duties, including programme leadership, curriculum development, programme validation, accreditation, etc.; and

(e) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Unit or his/her delegates.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Sustainability, Energy, and Environment

 

A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE; https://sustainability.illinois.edu/) and the Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). The postdoctoral researcher will work primarily the research group of Associate Professor Jeremy Guest and be co-advised by Assistant Professor Ro Cusick. We are seeking qualified and motivated postdoctoral researchers to characterize the economic and environmental implications of deploying non-sewered sanitation (NSS) technologies in a collection of cities across the globe (https://cee.illinois.edu/news/new-grant-fund-research-non-sewered-sanitation). The successful applicants will integrate treatment process and performance modeling with techno-economic analysis (TEA), life cycle assessment (LCA), and spatial analyses. These models will be leveraged to understand the opportunity space for NSS technologies – including technologies from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene portfolio – to increase sanitation access for underserved populations and help cities adapt to rapidly changing population dynamics and environmental pressures. The postdoc will collaborate with a strong cohort of faculty, postdocs, and graduate students in the Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, as well as with external project teams and utilities who are developing and piloting the technologies under consideration.

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Open Rank Faculty Position, Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is seeking applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in all ranks.

KAIST is the most pre-eminent research university in Korea emphasized in science and engineering. KAIST was established in 1971 as the nation’s first graduate school specialized in science and engineering education and research. KAIST has provided a framework and infrastructure in various R&D areas, emphasized on fundamental science and application engineering not only in Korea but also to world-wide.

  1. Fields

(a) Preferred expertise in future sustainable issues and their solutions:

- Assessment and mitigation of climate change impacts on environmental infrastructures

- Mining and utilization of environmental big data

- Water, energy, and resource management to minimize carbon footprint

 

(b) Professionals on ultrapure water production

- Devices and methodologies for ultrapure water analysis

- Materials for ultrapure water production

- Ultrapure water process monitoring and optimization

- Wastewater reuse and resource recovery

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics in the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in fluid mechanics to start Fall 2023. The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree by the date of hire in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or a closely related field, with a strong background in theoretical/computational aspects in one or more areas of fluid mechanics. The Department is strategically investing in the areas of physics-based machine learning model development or high-fidelity computational techniques, with an emphasis on applications such as: renewable energy, aerospace, and/or biological flows.  

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University of Maine

Assistant Professor of Circular Economy Engineering, Materials, and Built Infrastructures

 

 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CIE), in collaboration with the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC), at the University of Maine (UMaine) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Circular Economy Engineering, Materials, and Built Infrastructure. This position is a joint appointment split 75% in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and 25% in the prestigious ASCC (https://composites.umaine.edu/) to support the Green Engineering and Materials research initiative. This position is 50% teaching/50% research.

 

Expertise is sought in the development and application of circular economy engineering to problems of sustainable infrastructure and environment. These include closed-loop and whole-system analyses of the use and flow of materials and resources to inform built infrastructure planning and decision making. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and related methods applied to novel construction materials and/or selection and use of materials seeking to enhance durability and reuse, yet minimizing the environmental footprint. The successful candidate will support and enhance current initiatives in Green Engineering and Materials (GEM), as well as the Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (TIDC; https://www.tidc-utc.org/), the Region 1 U.S.D.O.T. University Transportation Center led by UMaine. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain licensure as a professional engineer (PE) prior to promotion to associate professor.

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainable Systems School for Environment and Sustainability

 

The School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Sustainable System; rank will be commensurate with experience.  We seek a scholar with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in the sustainable systems field. Areas of interest include but are not limited to circular economy, corporate social responsibility, big data for sustainability, energy and climate economics, techno-economic analysis, food/water/energy nexus, green buildings, resilient and sustainable infrastructure, risk assessment, sustainable mobility, sustainable supply chains, system dynamics and complex systems.  This position is in person on the Ann Arbor, Michigan campus.

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Assistant Professor of Robotics, Sensors & Manufacturing in Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Management

 

The Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering seeks candidates for a tenure-track academic position at the assistant professor level with 50% teaching and 50% research responsibilities to develop a collaborative, internationally recognized research program in the areas of sensing and robotics in sustainable agriculture and environmental management. This academic position is under the auspices of the University of Minnesota MnDRIVE initiative for Robotics, Sensing, and Advanced Manufacturing. MnDRIVE (Minnesota’s Discovery, Research, and InnoVation Economy) is a partnership between the University of Minnesota and the State of Minnesota that aligns areas of research strength with the state’s key and emerging industries to address grand challenges of Robotics, Global Food, Environment, Brain Conditions, and Cancer Clinical Trials. The University of Minnesota’s MnDRIVE initiative on Robotics, Sensors, and Manufacturing (mndrive.umn.edu/robotics) envisions the University of Minnesota playing an integral part in helping the state emerge as a robotics and automation leader, and as a contributor to the renaissance of domestic manufacturing by providing critical innovations, education, and training in pertinent disciplines. To further enhance Minnesota’s competitiveness at this critical time, the University of Minnesota is proposing to augment its existing strengths in teaching and research in areas relevant to robotics, sensors, and manufacturing.

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Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

 

The new research center will build fundamental understanding of electro-chemo-physical phenomena that govern reaction rates at immobilized enzyme interfaces to unlock the biotechnological potential of essential gas molecule conversions. These findings will reveal routes to dramatically improve mass transfer efficiencies for biocatalyzed carbon dioxide and nitrogen gas reactions, and will lead to advancements in direct electron transfer to carbon dioxide and nitrogen gas-reducing enzymes that will move society closer to a future wherein chemicals, fuels, and materials are synthesized from the air, rather than from fossil carbon resources.


The holder of this position wil conduct research in the areas of bioelectrochemistry, process engineering, and analytical method development. Examples include studying enzyme attachment to electrodes, analyzing electrochemical properties of enzyme-electrode interfaces, quantifying the conversion of gases into reduced products as a function of electrochemical variables, and designing, fabricating, and validating and scalable electrochemical cell.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Departments of Technology Management and Innovation & Center for Urban Science and Progress

 

The Department of Technology Management and Innovation and the Center for Urban Science and Progress, both in Tandon School of Engineering, invite applications for two tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor with joint appointment between the two units, with earliest start date of September 1, 2023.

 

Effective technology and innovation management and entrepreneurship increasingly determine success in business today. The Department of Technology Management and Innovation is an acknowledged pioneer and leader in offering courses and programs about these increasingly critical arenas. The department serves a diverse and broad range of professionals, and its faculty and students compose a vital and forward-thinking research and learning community. The department’s research and educational offerings focus on a broad range of sectors, including financial and professional services; retailing and logistics; biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; renewable energy and clean technology; media and entertainment; IT, telecom, networks and modern electronic business; and non-for-profits and government-all constituting areas of greatest growth and opportunity in the modern economy, especially in New York City, the nation’s foremost global city.

 

The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to the application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the service of urban communities across the globe. Using New York City as our laboratory and classroom, NYU CUSP strives to develop novel data- and technology-driven solutions to advance our understanding of cities and help address the complex challenges they face. CUSP’s research and educational initiatives focus on high-impact areas such as climate change and resiliency, improving public health, designing modern urban infrastructure, and promoting the ethical and equitable design, collection, and deployment of data and technology in cities.

 

We are looking for candidates with expertise and interest in the intersection of technology, innovation, and people, in particular as they apply to smart cities and urban environments.

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NYU LogoPost Doctoral Associate/Researcher, Dynamical Systems Laboratory

Post-doc positions are available in the Dynamical Systems Laboratory (DSL) at the Tandon School of Engineering, New York University in a wide variety of research projects that are signature scopes of our multidisciplinary group. The positions are fully funded with a competitive salary.

We seek for independent, motivated, and creative individuals to conduct fundamental research in the broad area of complex systems theory. The candidate will be making important contributions to one or multiple research projects supported by our several ongoing grants (see https://wp.nyu.edu/dsl/active-projects/). Candidates will be responsible for conducting fundamental theoretical research in the broad area of mathematical modeling, control, and diagnostics of complex systems, with interdisciplinary applications in physical, biological, and social systems. For example, ongoing research seeks to address epidemic processes over networks, hydrodynamic and social interactions underlying fish schooling, and ion transport in porous membranes. We are seeking individuals with a strong background in mathematical modeling, complexity, network science, statistical physics, statistics, urban science, and/or related field.

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Prairie State Conservation Coalition LogoExecutive Director

 

 

 

The Prairie State Conservation Coalition (PSCC) seeks an Executive Director to help lead and serve a statewide land conservation association, codeveloping a shared vision for the future; building coalitions; creating a sustainable financial capacity plan which includes expanding membership; elevating the profile of the land conservation movement; and growing the organization’s education, outreach, policy, and advocacy programs. This position will serve as the organization’s first full-time staff position, leading the organization in its exciting next chapter as a dynamic statewide collaborator with private and public conservation entities.  

 

PSCC serves Illinois’ land conservation and land trust communities and envisions Illinois as a state that celebrates and promotes its rich natural landscapes –places that define our unique, diverse, and proud collective heritage; improve and anchor our economy; and enrich our quality of life by connecting and engaging all people to nature and the outdoors.

 

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Associate Professor of Sustainable Chemical Engineering

 

The Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for up to two full-time tenure stream appointments in the area of sustainable chemical engineering. The appointments will be at the rank of Associate Professor with an expected start date of July 1, 2023 or shortly thereafter.

 

Applicants must have a PhD degree in chemical, environmental or materials engineering or in applied chemistry or a related area, with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research, service, training, and teaching. We seek candidates with expertise in sustainable chemical, energy, and materials at scale and whose research and teaching complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. There are several areas of interest including but not limited to batteries, energy storage, and fuel cells; carbon capture, utilization, and storage; catalysis and photocatalysis; decarbonization of energy systems; decentralized manufacturing; fuels, chemicals and materials from sustainable feedstocks; industrial biomanufacturing of chemicals, energy, and materials; renewable hydrogen production; and waste valorization and resource recovery.

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Solar Energy Innovators

Join a national cohort of professionals on the frontlines of the energy transition.

The Department of Energy (DOE) is sponsoring full-time opportunities to work at Public Utility Commissions (PUCs), electric utilities, and energy service providers across the country on cutting edge solar and other distributed energy resource (DER) issues.

This is a 1-year program with the option to extend for a 2nd year.

To be considered, candidates need to submit an application along with a letter from the host organization to the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) which is the program administrator. Current innovators represent a range of academic backgrounds and professional experiences.

To help interested candidates and PUCs find one another, AEE Institute is offering a free, optional matching service. If you'd like to be considered for a match, please send a resume and cover letter directly to Kat Burnham to begin the process.

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Chicago Wilderness Partners

Summer hiring is still in full swing across the Chicago Wilderness Region. Partners have been posting their summer seasonal jobs and internships. Many positions are still open. Please check out our Career Center and share this resource in your newsletters and with your members. Positions include US Army Corp of Engineers seeking Student Trainees in Archeology and Natural Resources Management, Interpretation Interns at Illinois State Beach and William W. Powers State Park, Stormwater Interns, Camp Counselors, Crew Leaders, Restoration Ecologists and many more.


 

Scientists in Parks, National Park Service

Every year, the Scientists in Parks work experience program places hundreds of aspiring professionals across the National Park System to work on natural resource management needs. Past projects have mapped sand dunes at Fire Island National Seashore, surveyed towering cacti at Saguaro National Park, and protected nesting sea turtles at Padre Island National Seashore. Others assessed pika populations at Rocky Mountain National Park, measured soils beneath the mangrove forests of Everglades National Park, and restored colorful corals beneath the waves at the National Park of American Samoa.

The program is committed to providing all aspiring professionals—especially those underrepresented in science—with a unique opportunity to work on important real-world projects while building professional experience and a life-long connection to America’s national parks.

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The Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholars Program

The Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholars Program attracts high-achieving postdoctoral scholars from premier universities in the United States and Canada to do research at one of seven Israeli universities. Once they complete their research, many Zuckerman postdocs are expected to accept faculty positions at top North American universities, weaving a network of academic collaboration and goodwill that will greatly benefit US-Israeli scientific cooperation.

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