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Clarkson University Research Associate in Potsdam, New York

Research Associate

Clarkson University is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. With more than 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, its main campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities are located in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company.

The Center for Air Resources Engineering and Sciences Department at Clarkson University invites applicants to apply for the position of Research Associate. This Research Associate position is available at Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY to study treatment methods for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS)-contaminated groundwater as part of multiple funded projects. A highly motivated individual is sought with hands-on experience in working with sorbents and with physico-chemical processes for treatment of emerging contaminants. Experience in laboratory experimental design, experimental data analysis, advanced characterization of materials, and analytical chemistry preferred. The position will last for up to two years contingent on funding.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D and must have an advanced degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or a closely related field to be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. To submit your application, go to and click "Career Opportunities" below Careers at Clarkson section. An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check