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Postdoctoral Fellow - Environmental Engineering (A. Pinto Research Group)

Georgia Tech
United States, Georgia, Atlanta
Aug 08, 2023
Job ID
259219
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular
Location

Atlanta, GA

Job Summary

The PDRA's specific focus will be to identify biotic and abiotic factors impacting the presence and concentration of opportunistic pathogens within the drinking water microbiome. This will involve analyzing drinking water samples using primarily culture-independent approaches (e.g., flow cytometry, digital PCR, amplicon sequencing, metagenomics) and associated data analyses including bioinformatics, statistical modeling, and machine learning. The PDRA is expected to be highly collaborative and work with multiple researchers focused on complementary aspects of the proposal including microbial culturing, genome-resolved metagenomics, disinfection byproduct analysis, non- targeted mass spectrometry, and chemical/microbial risk analysis. The PDRA will have the opportunity to take on the role of mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and also contribute to and benefit from several ongoing research projects in the Pinto Research Group.

Required Qualifications

Conferred PhD in Environmental Engineering or related field before the start date of employment.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Coverletter
  • CV
  • List of publications
  • Statement of research (maximum 2 - 3 pages)
  • Contact information for three to five references
Contact Information

Please contact the search chair, Prof. Ameet Pinto ()

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Background Check

A successful background screening is required prior to the start of employment.

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