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Postdoctoral Researcher

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Your application should include: • A cover letter (be sure to address your fit for the position), • Curriculum Vitae,
 • 1-page statement of your career goals and how this postdoc experience will help you achieve your goals, and • Contact information for three references. E-mail your materials to leanne.gilbertson@pitt.edu For further information or questions about this position please contact Dr. Leanne Gilbertson (leanne.gilbertson@pitt.edu).

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Postdoctoral Researcher
Department Name 23201-Civil & Environmental Engineering
Position Number 0000002
Position Details

A postdoctoral appointment is available in the Gilbertson Group at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. I am seeking a highly-motivated engineer or scientist to work on a project aimed at enhancing agriculture sustainability through innovative formulation design for targeted delivery to enhance agrochemical use efficiency.

A successful applicant will possess a PhD in chemical engineering, chemistry, environmental engineering or a related field, have an excellent academic record, and work well in a collaborative research environment. The applicant should have experience in developing and characterizing liquid-based platforms for carrying active ingredient loads (e.g., therapeutics, nutrients). A background in drug delivery, controlled release, nanotechnology, soft materials, green chemistry, and/or agronomy is desired.

Fluency in English (written and oral) is required. Excellent scientific writing skills, the ability to organize data and clearly disseminate your findings and scientific concepts are essential.

The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility for extension. The start date is flexible. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process

Your application should include:

• A cover letter (be sure to address your fit for the position),
• Curriculum Vitae,

• 1-page statement of your career goals and how this postdoc experience will help you achieve your goals, and
• Contact information for three references.

E-mail your materials to leanne.gilbertson@pitt.edu

For further information or questions about this position please contact Dr. Leanne Gilbertson (leanne.gilbertson@pitt.edu).

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/12/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/12/2017
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