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Postdoctoral Scholar- Environmental Nanoscience/Analytical Chemistry
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Nov. 9, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Scholar- Environmental Nanoscience/Analytical Chemistry
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Earth Sciences
    Chemistry - Analytical
    Chemistry - General
This position is for a postdoctoral scholar to support of air-quality projects in the Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology at the University of Kentucky. Recent advances in analysis of inorganic particles using techniques such as single particle ICP-MS, and high[1]resolution transmission electron microscopy, have opened possibilities for better understanding the composition and sources of particulate air pollutants. The successful applicant will conduct research on methods for detection, quantification, characterization, and classification of airborne pollutants using advanced particle characterization techniques. The methods will be applied to understanding exposure to airborne pollutants in environmental justice communities. The postdoctoral scholar will be mentored by an environmental toxicologist and an air quality specialist. 
Required Education
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in chemistry, analytical chemistry, environmental engineering, earth/planetary sciences, soil science, toxicology, environmental health science, or a related discipline.
Required Related Experience
 Experience with nanoparticle analysis and characterization, particularly using single particle ICP-MS (sp-ICP-MS), is highly desirable. The applicant should also be familiar with and have some background in trace-element science.  

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