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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Company: University of Northern British Columbia
Location : Prince George,BC
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Project Description:
The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is searching for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow
position in the field of environmental engineering and science to investigate improved decanting and oily
waste management strategies for marine oil spill response. We are currently conducting a project to
evaluate and test approaches for decanting and oily waste management during marine oil spill response,
and develop integrated oily waste management systems for identifying optimal alternatives. The project
involves research collaboration among four universities in Canada, and it is supported by the Multi-Partner
Oil Spill Research Initiative (MPRI) under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan (OPP).

Job Description

Responsibilities:
 Working with Dr. Jianbing Li in the UNBC environmental engineering program
 Evaluating/testing decanting and waste management approaches for marine oil spill response
 Developing integrated management systems for oily waste from oil spill response using multiple
decision analysis approaches
 Coordinating and managing project objectives and activities by working with industrial,
community, and academic partners
 Writing project reports, journal papers and research proposals
 Undertaking other additional tasks assigned by project supervisor

Qualifications:
The applicant should have a PhD degree in environmental engineering or related areas, and be familiar
with waste management and decision analysis. The applicant should be self-motivated and able to work
independently and collaboratively, and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. The applicant
should have experience in writing project reports and journal articles.

Job Details:
The initial term of the position would be one year ideally beginning July 1, 2020 and would be at the rate
of $45,000 per year. The term can be extended until March 2022 subject to satisfactory performance and
project funding availability.

How to Apply:
Applications are accepted immediately until the position is filled. If you are interested in it, please send a
resume and a cover letter explaining your interest and how you are qualified for this position to:
Dr. Jianbing Li, Professor, P.Eng.
Environmental Engineering Program, University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC)
3333 University Way, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9
Phone: 250-9606397 E-mail: Jianbing.Li@unbc.ca