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Research Professional II, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req10580

Department: Chemical & Environmental Engr

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The successful candidate will be part of the Achilli Research and Teaching (ART) Lab at the WEST Center. The ART Lab conducts research on advanced water treatment systems and processes for water treatment. in the Lab, the Research Professional II will design, organize, manage, and carry out research of water purification systems and develop models of such systems. They will conduct experimental and theoretical research by utilizing test-beds available at the WEST Center.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, monitor, and control experiments using engineering-scale systems for advanced water treatment. Use data science to analyze data from such systems and develop surrogate models to predict treated water quality and detect systems' faults. Evaluate treatment performance of water treatment unit-processes.
  • Participates in the acquisition of research funding by collaborating in the writing of grant proposals for data science for advanced water treatment.
  • Collaborates and author articles in peer-reviewed journals, books, or chapter publications that stem from the research performed. Participates or presents at conferences.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in chemical engineering.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.00

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Researchers & Scientists

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Andrea Achilli

Associate Professor

Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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