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RESEARCH SCIENTIST II                           01581
Chemical Engineering (Grant Funded)
(86% Time Position)

This is a grant-funded position at UNH Chemical Engineering
Department. The successful candidate will assist the Project
Director in researching and evaluating new and existing
computerized methods for predicting risk related properties,
e.g. persistence (P), bioconcentration (B), and aquatic
toxicity (T), developing case studies of these tools,
maintaining and expanding websites to disseminate the case
studies, and examining how these tools can be used to
improve environmental quality, and go beyond environmental

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Specific tasks include, but are not
limited to:  Conduct screening-level risk assessments on new
and existing chemicals, using Pollution Prevention (P2)
Framework computerized models developed by the US EPA,
Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). Evaluation
of chemicals using the P2 Framework models; Document the
assessment by writing reports summarizing the model
predictions; Participate in the compilation of risk-
screening models; Generate PowerPoint presentations, as
needed; Revise the appropriate web sites to reflect the
latest updates; Interact with funding agencies and
industrial participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFACTIONS:  Master's degree in chemical
engineering, chemistry, environmental toxicology or related
field and at least three years of research experience which
is closely related to project work or Doctorate or
equivalent professional degree, with research leading to
Doctorate degree. Familiarity with computer tools, e.g. M/S
Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Front Page. Strong
verbal and written communication skills. Willingness to
learn, research and apply new computerized risk screening

SALARY:  Starting salary commensurate with experience.

Applications reviewed immediately.  Position remains open
until filled.

Candidates should submit resume to:

Dr. Ihab Farag
Robert C. Davison Professor
UNH Chemical Engineering Department
255 Kingsbury Hall
33 College Road
Durham, NH  03824-3591, USA
Phone:  +1-603-862-2313
Fax: +1-603-862-3747
e-mail: ihab.farag@unh.edu

A Full-time appointment for PAT Staff consists of 12 months
of employment in which the staff member is expected to
accomplish the demands of the position, but in no case less
than 40 hours per week. UNH is committed to enhancing the
diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages
applications from women, persons of color, persons with
disabilities, and veterans.