Illinois Sustainable Technology Center ISTC is seeking to hire a Visiting Senior Scientific Specialist, Environmental Engineering (up to two, depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to participate in research related to wastewater treatment, bioenergy production, carbon capture/utilization, and/or emerging contaminant issues (e.g., pharmaceuticals, per- fluorinated chemicals, disinfection by-products, algal toxins and microplastics). In particular, there is interest in developing new treatment systems using combinations of membranes, adsorbents, hydrothermal conversion processes and various specialized microorganisms (e.g., algae, anaerobes, and phosphorus-accumulating organisms) to accomplish multiple sustainability goals for food, energy, and water. This position is based in Champaign, Illinois.
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Illinois Sustainable Technology Center STC is seeking to hire a Visiting Scientific Specialist, Environmental Engineering (up to two, depending on applicant pool and programmatic need) to participate in research related to wastewater treatment, bioenergy production, carbon capture/utilization, and/or emerging contaminant issues (e.g., pharmaceuticals, per- fluorinated chemicals, disinfection by-products, algal toxins and microplastics). In particular, there is interest in developing new treatment systems using combinations of membranes, adsorbents, hydrothermal conversion processes and various specialized microorganisms (e.g., algae, anaerobes, and phosphorus-accumulating organisms) to accomplish multiple sustainability goals for food, energy, and water. Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.
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Laboratory Assistants (Hourly)
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is seeking individuals to work on research projects related to wastewater treatment and algal biofuel production. Positions are based in Champaign, Illinois.
Duties will include conducting sample preparation, benchtop experiment design and operation, instrumental analysis, glassware cleaning, laboratory housekeeping, data evaluation, and production of technical reports.
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Mid-Level position Geologist or Scientist
Parsons Assist project teams in the collection of field samples, data analysis and report writing.
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Seasonal Fish Technician (2 available)
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Chemical/Environmental Engineer - PFAS
Arcadis Arcadis is seeking a Chemical/Environmental Engineer with PFAS experience to join our Industrial Infrastructure team. As a Chemical/Environmental Engineer, you will be responsible for site-specific feasibility studies, technology assessments, conceptual wastewater treatment designs, and all of the documentation, calculations, evaluations, and data used in these estimates.