Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Wastewater Treatment and Resources Recovery – Group of Dr. Xiaowu Huang

Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Wastewater Treatment and Resources Recovery – Group of Dr. Xiaowu Huang

The Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (group of Dr. Huang) is looking for 1-2 postdoctoral fellows who have solid knowledge and training in biological wastewater treatment and resources recovery from wastewater and biowaste.

Contract duration: 1-2 years.

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Our mission is to carry out R&D work towards energy-autarky and/or energy-positive WWTPs. The research topics include but are not limited to (1) biological wastewater treatment, e.g., sidestream anammox and mainstream anammox; and (2) resources recovery from wastewater (e.g., livestock wastewater, soybean wastewater and brewery wastewater) and biosolids (e.g., municipal sludge and kitchen waste), such as microbe-driven production of value-added products (e.g., PHAs, VFAs and proteins).


Biological nitrogen removal; Anammox; Microbial community; Bioreactors; Anaerobic digestion; Resource recovery; Value-added products; Meta-omics

Selection Criteria
  • PhD degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or relevant fields (no more than 5 years after completed the doctoral degree)
  • Solid background in wastewater treatment and/or biosolids treatment
  • Vast experiences in bioreactor operation and bioinformatics analysis
  • Good communication skills and good command of English
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to author scientific reports and co-author scientific publications
  • Published at least two first-authored impactful research paper in SCI journal(s) from previous research work

Total annual salary: RMB 330,000 up / year (depending on qualifications of the candidate, including government subsidy)

Extra benefit:

  • housing at GTIIT, China (Rental paid by candidate)
  • Annual health check
  • Professional conference travel allowance
  • Professional assistance offered to apply for Talent fund and Research fund
  • Qualified candidate can receive RMB 140,000 living subsidy
  • Work life balance
  • World class Faculty team mentoring,
  • Advanced lab equipment and devices
  • Application deadline: Open till filled
  • Send below documents to Dr. Huang at 1) Curriculum vitae and personal statements; 2) Three letters of recommendation (one from the mentor for PhD and/or Master’s studies); 3) A short research plan outline (up to one page in length); 4) Degree certificate with the PhD degree
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