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Job Summary

A post-doctoral research scholar position is available in the Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Herek Clack for the conduct of research in either of two areas:  1) bioaerosols or 2) non-thermal plasmas.

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Responsibilities*

In either the bioaerosols or non-thermal plasmas research area, duties will predominantly involve the design and fabrication of experimental apparatuses and subsequent experimental studies examining physical and chemical transformations of airborne viruses and bacteria resulting from exposure to short- and long-lived oxidants, and correlating such changes to infectivity.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates with earned doctorates in atmospheric sciences or electrical, chemical, or mechanical engineering disciplines are encouraged; however candidates with bioaerosol or plasma experience holding doctoral degrees in any engineering or physical science discipline will be considered.  Candidates are especially encouraged to apply who, in addition to the above qualifications, have experience in fluid-electric coupling (i.e., EHD); numerical simulation of charged aerosols; aerosol oxidation chemistry; single particle fluorescence spectroscopic or fluorescence/chemiluminescence flow visualization techniques.

 

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Contact Information

Please address cover letter to Professor Herek Clack.  If you have questions, email: hclack@umich.edu 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.