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RAP opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory     NRL

Biological Systems Engineering


Naval Research Laboratory, DC, Center for Bio/Molecular Science & Engineering

opportunity location
64.15.09.C0507 Washington, DC 203755321


name email phone
Matthew D Yates 202-404-6034


We are seeking a motivated candidate to join a successful, multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers interested in the development of biomanufacturing platforms to generate industrially relevant products from non-traditional feedstocks. Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for design, setup, and operation of bioreactors to convert waste streams (e.g. food waste) into into products (e.g. bioplastics). The candidate will also be responsible for assessing system performance by analyzing products via methods such as HPLC and GC and calculating yields, rates, and fluxes. Applicants should hold a PhD in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a related discipline. Candidates with experimental and/or modeling expertise are encouraged to apply. The candidate should be self-motivated, well-organized, and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Qualified candidates should contact Matthew D. Yates at The Naval Research Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required.

key words
Biotechnology; Biosystems engineering; Resource recovery; Wastewater treatment; Bioconversion; Bioproduction


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$94,199.00 $3,000.00
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