Description: The Princeton WET LAB (https://ren.princeton.edu/) in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking a postdoctoral research associate or more senior researcher with expertise and interest in interfacial evaporation and critical mineral extraction technologies. The researcher will work with funding agencies and other team members on developing reactor systems for water and mineral recovery from brine and seawater. Desired candidates will have the following experience: *Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, material science, or related disciplines *Experience with hardware/software integration, with a focus on system controls *Experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, R, or Arduino *Experience with solar evaporation, desalination, mineral extraction, and/or water electrolysis *Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills Applicants should have high self-motivation in research and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. This appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. We are interested in receiving applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in civil and environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, material science, or related disciplines. Interested applicants must apply online at https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/position/32502 and submit a cover letter, which includes a brief statement that addresses your academic background and long-term career goals, a detailed CV, and a list of at least three referees. Inquiries from interested applicants may be directed to Professor Z. Jason Ren (email@example.com). The work location for this position is in-person on campus at Princeton University. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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