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School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
Anaerobic Digestion and Waste Water Treatment
Fixed-term for 11 months
A Research Associate is required to contribute to the British Council project: Technical Integration of Sustainable Energy and Water (TISEW), which is a research partnership between Loughborough University and the University of Bahrain. This collaboration aims to establish a permanent Research Centre for Sustainable Energy and Water at the University of Bahrain. The appointed RA will work on waste-water and energy-from-waste aspects of the collaboration, having specific interests in anaerobic digestion and nutrient recovery.
A good educational profile including PhD (or near completion) and experience in conducting biomass, waste, monitoring and standard analysis is essential, as well as excellent writing skills. Applicants must also have good knowledge the process of anaerobic digestion and it's monitoring, excellent data collection, and analysis skills, and proven capability in the use of appropriate data handling software.
Desirable experience includes: waste water treatment, waste pre-treatment techniques fibre/food waste analysis, biomass characterization, desalination, and solid waste management.
For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Tanja Radu, T.Radu@lboro.ac.uk, (01509) 223808.
Application closing date: 6 December 2017
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