Postdoctoral Research Associate in Environmental Chemistry - Radiochemistry

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

Job posting number: #7061889

Posted: October 29, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Anagnostopoulos Research Group at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Central Florida seeks to hire a postdoctoral researcher in the field of radiochemistry and environmental radiochemistry. This is a multi-faceted project that focuses on redox phenomena on the water-sediment and mineral interfaces and their impact in contaminants envitonmental mobility. The project also involves studies of entrapment of anionic contaminants in mineral phases and their environmental stability through dissolution studies.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field. Prior demonstrated experience with processes such as complexation, sorption, solubility and speciation is desired. Experience with spectroscopic analysis of solids and solutions (e.g. XPS) will also be viewed favorably.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: design and execution of experiments, characterization, preparing progress presentations and reports to the sponsors, providing guidance to graduate students, assisting the PI in group management, maintaining excellent lab safety and contributing to an inclusive, diverse working environment.

Competitive starting salary. UCF offers an attractive benefits package including health and dental insurance. A wide array of professional growth opportunities is offered on departmental and institutional level in the form of workshops (e.g. grant writing, project management etc.), as well as comprehensive mentoring plans.
The selected candidate will have access to cutting edge instrumentation in the lab, as well as departmental and core facilities level; for more information, please visit:

UCF main campus is located in the picturesque eastern part of Orlando metropolitan area. UCF is the largest institution in enrollment in the US, a designated Hispanic Serving Institution and consistently features on the top of the list of the most innovative and best-value universities in the US. Dr. Anagnostopoulos Research Group is a high-quality, well funder group (and has ongoing collaborations with centers and groups within UCF (e.g. National Center for Forensic Science), as well as National Labs.

Applicants should email Professor Anagnostopoulos ( with a cover letter detailing their qualifications, research experience and start date availability, a CV and names and contact information of at least three references.
Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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