Microbiologist

University of Colorado

Boulder, CO

Job posting number: #7112648

Posted: October 5, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Environmental Engineering Aerobiology Laboratory, part of the Department of Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, is seeking post-doctoral talent with classic microbiology skills.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
Who We Are
Mark Hernandez is the S J Archuleta Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; he directs the Environmental Engineering Microbiology and Disinfection Lab at the University of Colorado. This lab focuses on the characterization and control of microbiological air pollution and microbially induced corrosion. The lab develops genetic, biochemical and toxicological techniques to assess the efficacy of engineering interventions in sectors of sanitary engineering and industrial hygiene that are relevant to environmental health. There is special focus on aerobiology science for wide-area surveillance, indoor cleaning technology and the design of aerosol disinfection systems in the built environment. More about our laboratory’s research activities can be found at: https://www.colorado.edu/faculty/hernandez/.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Laboratory organization.
BIOAerosol sampling campaigns.
Culturing bacteria, fungi and viruses.
Executing aerobiological assays of genomics, allergens and biomass.
Lab methods development.
What You Should Know
What You Should Know
The anticipated start date for this position is December 1, 2022 and would have a 18 month duration with option for renewal.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer
What We Can Offer
The base salary associated with this position is $61,000 per year. Relocation assistance is available.

Benefits
Benefits
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
Be Statements
Be Statements
Be curious. Be innovative. Be Boulder.
What We Require
What We Require
Ph.D. in Microbiology with experience in aerosol characterization.
What You Will Need
What You Will Need
Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment.
Special Instructions
Special Instructions
To apply, please submit the following materials:

Cover Letter
Resume/CV
Optional: Letter of Recommendation
Optional: Transcripts/Proof of Degree
Optional: PDF Sample of Work



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