Post-Doctoral Associate in Environmental Science and Engineering

Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Post-Doctoral Associate School of Environmental Science and Engineering

Location: Shanghai


Full/Part Time:Full-Time


Regular/Temporary: Regular





Required: Applicants with a PhD in Environmental Geochemistry or Environmental Chemistry or related fields, such Chemistry or Environmental Science and Engineering will be considered.


Preferred: Applicants whose PhD work included experimental work in environmental science and engineering, with a focus on the behaviors of matter transport and transform in natural or engineering systems under the variations of physical and chemical conditions; especially with high level papers published as first author.



About the Job


Duties and Responsibilities:The School of Environmental Science and Engineering at the Shanghai Jiaotong University seeks a motivated and highly-skilled postdoctoral associate to work in the Prof. Baoxue Zhou’s Group on Pollutant Behavior Chemistry managed by Associate Prof. and Dr. Hui ZHANG (


This group is interested in the migration and transfers of matters, in particular the change of these matters in soil and water systems. One of our main research areas is the search for metal species evolution in the sediment of water and reserving the nitrogen in soil. In addition, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to propose and explore new experimental directions.



The ideal candidate will have a PhD in chemistry or geochemistry and substantial experience in laboratory experiments, trace metal research or N behavior closely-related areas. He or she would also be highly-skilled in matter analysis or measurement techniques. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive package, with an initial appointment of 1 year, renewable subject to mutual consent and availability of funds.



The Shanghai Jiaotong University has been ranked in the top 10 among China universities. Our environmental and engineering lab is located in the Environmental Science Building, which also houses state-of-the-art facilities of the environmental chemical, physical, and biological analysis.



The university is located in Shanghai, one of the most culturally active and biggest urban in China, and host to a vibrant and rapidly development and modern breaths with music, film, art and culinary scene etc.



About the School: The School of Environmental Science and Engineering can be seen more at


How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, you will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. On-line applications only will be accepted. Applications should include a CV, 1 page Research Statement, and two letters of recommendation.



Arrange to have two letters of reference sent to:




School of Environmental Science and Engineering


Shanghai Jiaotong University


800 Dongchuan Rd., Shanghai 200240


P.R. China


Tel: 86-21-54748942


Fax: 86-21-54740825





Diversity: The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.



The Shanghai Jiaotong University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:



Background Check Information


Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

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