Pacific Northwest National Laboratoryâ€™s Environmental Assessment group is seeking a full-time post-doctoral research associate supporting a wide-variety of projects through participation and collaboration with multidisciplinary environmental science and engineering teams. The successful candidate will have a combination of coursework, experience, and knowledge in applied environmental science and engineering with demonstrated capabilities in designing and executing scope related to resource characterization and analysis; environmental/sustainability engineering; and translation of laboratory and/or modeled simulations to fielded applications; Work scope will be conducted in both PNNL facilities and may include field locations/travel as required. A working familiarity with instrumentation/controls, light fabrication, and/or other laboratory and field ready scientific equipment is highly desirable.
The selected candidate will be accountable to the following:
â€¢ The Environmental Assessment and Engineering Technical Group Manager for general staff performance and development, operational discipline (e.g., maintaining training qualifications, procedural compliance, safe operations), and promoting cooperation and teamwork within the technical group and project teams.
â€¢ Project and Task Managers for performing assigned roles, following applicable project, field, and laboratory procedures, and performance of assigned tasks on time and within budget.
Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.
â€¢ Demonstrated technical acumen in resource assessment and analysis and systems-based engineering.
â€¢ Contribute to the production of technical proposals, project reports, scientific and technical products, and journal papers.
â€¢ Contribute to the growth of new business development opportunities and capabilities for project and program teams.
â€¢ Collaboration with multidisciplinary research staff, and develop and maintain internal and external scientific networks.
â€¢ Mentoring of junior staff, students and seasonal interns.
â€¢ Establish and maintain high technical quality in laboratory and field research processes and work products.
â€¢ Effective written and oral communication is required as well as strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively on diverse, multidisciplinary teams.
â€¢ Overall GPA of 3.5 or higher.
â€¢ Experience with engineering economics/life-cycle assessment research
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