Job announcement – Post-doc position in water resource recovery, process engineering, and modeling

The Department of Civil Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY) of The City University of New York (CUNY) is seeking a post-doctoral candidate with a strong background in water resource recovery process engineering and modeling. The successful candidate will investigate nitrous oxide emissions from municipal water resource recovery facilities and explore potential mitigation strategies.  The position will focus on full plant modeling using commercial process simulators including aeration system modeling and biological nitrogen removal processes. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field.  The candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess strong problem-solving skills and should have publications and conference presentations. A background in computer programming and/or statistics is also preferred.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A PhD in civil engineering, chemical engineering, or related field

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A background in computer programming and/or statistics

COMPENSATION:  Initial appointment will be for a 12-month period, with renewal subject to performance. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

HOW TO APPLY:   Applicants should send a cover letter and detailed CV (with names and contact information for three references) to John Fillos ( or Krish Ramalingam (

CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:   CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. CCNY-CUNY is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.