The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is USDA's chief scientific research agency and one of the world's premiere scientific organizations. ARS Postdoctoral Research Associates are hired to supplement a lead scientist's research on agricultural problems affecting American agriculture.Learn more about this agency
This position is with the Livestock Bio-System Research Unit, Clay Center, NE
**ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR 2/17/2022**
- Research the use of binding agents targeting broad classes of contaminants that facilitate their removal from agricultural wastewater.
- Investigate potential chemically pretreating wastewater to enhance removal by the developed treatment process.
- Investigate the use of polymer coating of binding agents to expand the types of compounds removed from wastewater.
- Develop efficacy of these treatment methods for mitigating the release of pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical metabolites and other environmentally active compounds to the environment resulting from wastewater disposal.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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