Job opening: Full professor at Shenyang University

Shenyang University invites application for a full professor position at Key Lab of Eco-restoration of Regional Polluted Environment, Ministry of  Education (MoE). Applicants in one of these areas are welcomed: Contaminant Hydrology, Eco-hydrology, Hydro-geochemistry, Environmental microbiology (soil/water). For details, click the link below for the job ad in pdf version.

Postdoctoral Associate in Wastewater Treatment

The Department of Earth and Environmental Studies at Montclair State University (Montclair, New Jersey) is seeking a full-time postdoctoral associate in wastewater treatment. The postdoctoral scholar will be mentored by Dr. Yang Deng, and participate in a research effort focused on characterization of UV-induced dissolved organic matters in landfill leachate as well as evaluation of different treatment processes for mitigation of leachate UV absorbance. The project involves various analytical techniques to characterize organic substances in wastewater, and laboratory-scale wastewater treatment experiments.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, environmental science, chemistry, chemical engineering, or related fields. Preferred candidates are expected to have a strong background in chemical analysis of dissolved organic matters in water and wastewater, and/or physicochemical or biological wastewater treatment. Excellence in English writing/oral communication and ability to work both independently and in collaborative teams are required. Experience with one or more of the following is highly desired: various analytical techniques to characterize dissolved organic substances in water; traditional and advanced physical and chemical water/wastewater treatment; and aerobic biological wastewater treatment. The initial appointment is anticipated for one year with the possibility of extension, depending on performance. Review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Applications can be submitted to Dr. Yang Deng by email ( The application file should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information of three references, and copies of 1 or 2 representative publications.

With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is the second largest public institution in New Jersey. Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, as well as a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level. In the summer of 2015, our laboratory will be moved to the Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS), a brand-new, 100,000 sq. ft. science building devoted to environmental research.

Tenure Track Position in Environmental Engineering at Georgia Southern University

Required Qualifications:
•           Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering and Ph.D. or D.Engr. in Civil Engineering or closely related field with an emphasis in Environmental Engineering (completed by August 1, 2014).
•           Effective English communication (oral and written).
•           Ability to develop and teach lectures and laboratories in Environmental Engineering at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
•           Demonstrated potential to conduct research in the appropriate field.
Preferred Qualifications:
•           Relevant industrial experience.
•           Licensed Professional Engineer.
•           Previous teaching experience at the university/college level.
•           Record of scholarship and participation in professional activities.
•           Ability to develop and teach existing and new Environmental Engineering courses and laboratories. Some of the existing Environmental courses in the department include: Introduction to Environmental Engineering, Introduction to Water & Wastewater Treatment, Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment, Water Supply and Wastewater Collection Systems, Open Channels and Pumps, and Fluid Mechanics.
•           Experience with ABET accreditation and/or continuous quality improvement.
Screening of applications begins on December 1, 2013, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2014.
Please direct questions to Prof. Fu.
George Yuzhu Fu, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management
Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology
Georgia Southern University (GSU)
Statesboro, GA 30460-8077
201 COBA Drive, Building 232
P.O. Box 8077
Office: Room 1126, Engineering Building
Phone: 912-478-5003
Fax: 912-478-1885

Postdoctoral Project, Tsinghua University

Prof. Chao Chen’s lab at Tsinghua University is working on the water-related science, technology and management, especially on disinfection and disinfection by-products, PPCPs and other emerging contaminants, bio-stability and chemical stability (corrosion control) in distribution system, taste and odor control, emergency response for chemical spills, membrane technology. For PhD students, if you are willing to start your career in China or just want to taste this country for a couple of years, whether Chinese, American, European or other ethnics, please contact Prof. Chen directly. His email is

  1. 1.      Project introduction

As one of the first units in China setting up postdoctoral research stations, Tsinghua University has recruited over 6,500 postdoctorals since 1986. Now, it has over 1,300 postdoctorals working in its 47 postdoctoral research stations, which cover almost all of its primary disciplines. The university recruits postdoctorals all the year round. Applicants may contact the recruiting units directly. For details of the posts available and the requirements, please click

In order to attract more excellent overseas doctors, Tsinghua University has developed a “Tsinghua University Postdoctoral Support Program.” Those covered by this program are entitled to receive from the university an extra annual allowance of 50,000 RMB in addition to their postdoctoral performance salary. For relevant details, please see Appendix 1, Implementing Methods of “Tsinghua University Postdoctoral Support Program”. Overseas doctors may also apply for National Postdoctoral International Exchange Program — Import Project. For details, please see Appendix 2.

  1. 2.      Application criteria

Anyone receiving his/her doctoral degree within two years, excellent in character and learning, healthy, below 40, and meeting the requirements for the posts available at the research stations ( may apply.

  1. 3.      Application, examination, and approval

(1)                Applicants may apply online at Tsinghua University Postdoctoral Website:

(2)    The interview of the applicant by the relevant institute, department, or station.

(3)    The relevant institute, department, or station notifies the applicant who passed the interview to prepare application materials.

(4)    The relevant institute, department, or station submits the application materials to our university and the state for examination and approval.

(5)    The relevant institute, department, or station issues the admission letter to the successful applicant.

  1. 4.      Contact us

Postdoctoral Management Office of Personnel Division, Tsinghua University,

Beijing, China

Zip Code: 100084

Tel.: +86-10-62785765

Fax: +86-10-62788178