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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate (up to 2 depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to participate in and conduct technology research and development in ongoing projects pertinent to carbon management, waste management, or other relevant clean energy and resource utilization topics. Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

  • Visiting Senior Scientific Specialist, Engineering - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is seeking to hire a Visiting Senior Scientific Specialist, Engineering (up to 4, depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to perform laboratory research and operations and participate in technology development in ongoing projects pertinent to carbon management, waste management, or other relevant clean energy and resource utilization topics.  Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

  • Visiting Scientific Specialist, Environmental Engineering - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is seeking to hire a Visiting Scientific Specialist, Environmental Engineering (up to 2, depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to participate in research related to wastewater treatment, bioenergy production, carbon capture/utilization, and/or emerging contaminant issues (e.g., pharmaceuticals, per-fluorinated chemicals, disinfection by-products, algal toxins and microplastics). In particular, there is interest in developing new treatment systems using combinations of membranes, adsorbents, hydrothermal conversion processes and various specialized microorganisms (e.g., algae, anaerobes, and phosphorus-accumulating organisms) to accomplish multiple sustainability goals for food, energy, and water. Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

  • Visiting Assistant Research Scientist, Process Engineering - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is seeking to hire a Visiting Assistant Research Scientist, Process Engineering (up to 5, depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to conduct research in the areas of carbon management, waste management, or other relevant clean energy/resource utilization topics.   Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

    The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct research related to emerging chemical contaminants, e.g., pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), and/or disinfection by-products (DBPs). In particular, there is interest in developing new treatment/mitigation systems using combinations of biochar and hydrothermal conversion processes to destruct these emerging contaminants.  Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.

  • Assistant to the Director - Illinois State Water Survey & Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

    The Prairie Research Institute (PRI) is seeking to hire an Assistant to the Director to serve as executive assistant to the Director of Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) and the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), by carrying out all appropriate duties to ensure that the Director performs efficiently and effectively in the operations of the Surveys.