Civil And Natural Resources Engineering, Auckland

Last update 2024-07-17
Expires 2024-08-17
ID #2001463519
75,000 NZ$
Civil And Natural Resources Engineering, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified January 20, 2024


Āu Mahi - What You Will Do
We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the area of environmental engineering. More specifically, you will be involved in the National Science Challenge project "Clean Water Technology for restoring Te Mana o te Wai". In this project, you will assist research students and faculty with the development of 3 D-printed wastewater treatment filters created from biowastes and help lead research papers resulting from the investigations.
The research team is multi-institutional and you will be working with leaders internationally recognised in their field for making a truly positive impact on reversing water quality pollution. The position offers many continuous professional development opportunities, including the ability to co-write research grant proposals.
Mōu - Who You Are You will have a Ph D in Environmental Engineering or a related discipline with strong laboratory experience in an environmental engineering lab. Interest in and knowledge of clean water technologies is ideal.
Ideally, you will:
Have published as lead author a journal paper(s) in a Tier 1 journal
Be seeking a research/academic career
Be experienced with environmental/chemistry lab(s) and materials science is ideal.
Have a strong understanding of biotechnology
Have experience with supporting Masters/Ph D students in the lab/co-authorship
Be available to start in 2023
Experience in Life Cycle Assessment modelling would be an advantage.
Mahi Ngātahi - Who You Will Work With The role of the Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering (CNRE) is to remain at the forefront of research and technology and preserve our strong international reputation for high quality teaching.
We aim to constantly develop our alumni and industry partnerships, to provide students with the highest level of training, and to expand the scope of our research expertise by attracting and retaining highly-skilled academic and support staff.
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What we offer
Flexible working arrangements
Supportive working environment
Generous annual leave provisions and competitive salary
Professional development opportunities
A unique working environment in a beautiful campus with access to UC facilities such as the recreation centre and Staff club at discounted rates plus onsite café's and eateries, and more
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The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 28 August 2023 (midnight NZ time)Please note applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Pēhea te tono mai - How You Apply Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume. Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Workat
Please Note: Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant Ph D qualification. The title of Postdoctoral Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the Ph D. Prior to the qualification being awarded the, title of Research Associate will be given, and salary will reflect the Research Associate scale.
Appointable salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow is $75,000 (pa) Appointable salary range for a Research Associate is $58,660.66 - $68,437.44 (pa)
For overseas applicants, please visit Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government's official Covid-19 website, to review the latest health and visa requirements for visiting and working in New Zealand.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Civil and natural resources engineering

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