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Job Opportunity: Post-Doc Position -  LCAs of Anaerobic Digestion Facilities

Job Opportunity: Post-Doc Position - LCAs of Anaerobic Digestion Facilities


Interested applicants should send to Stephanie Lansing (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) a complete CV, including list of publications, contact information for 3 references, and a 2-3 page cover letter outlining your area of interest, relevant experience in US anaerobic digestion policy, life cycle assessment, greenhouse gas emissions, and nutrient runoff/emissions from manure

A successful candidate should have a background on dairy, poultry, beef, or swine manure management, nutrient content of manure, and the effect using anaerobic digestion to transform manure and food waste feedstocks and life cycle assessments (LCA) of digestion technology, including climate change implications of digestion technology implementation compared to other manure technologies. Background knowledge and experience is needed in anaerobic digestion of manure or manure+food waste co-digestion, nutrient management, life cycle assessment, and greenhouse gas emissions from digestion implementation. This position will require knowledge of policies associated with manure and anaerobic digestion with only minimum work in laboratory analytics.

A PhD is required in a relevant field, such as engineering, chemistry, microbiology, environmental science, agricultural economics, agricultural policy, or soil science. The post-doc position is a one-year, 100% research position, with no teaching responsibilities.

Expected start date is October 1 2022, with a one-year contract. The base salary will be $50,000 USD/yr, with a University of Maryland benefits package. The University of Maryland is an EOE/AA Employer. Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and individuals with disabilities are Encouraged to Apply.

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