Senior Research Associate
Illinois Institute of Technology
The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in indoor air quality and health. The appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal for an additional year depending on funding availability. Priority is given to applicants with research expertise and a track record of scholarship in indoor air quality, building energy and environmental systems, and human health. The position will lead a research project investigating the effectiveness of air cleaner interventions for improving COPD-related health outcomes.
The position entails written, verbal, and electronic communication; mentorship of student researchers; and coordinating with partners and participants.
There are no direct elements of customer service involved.
Special Schedule Requirements EEOC Statement
Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, inclusion and diversity. It is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and actively seeks applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, unfavorable discharge from the military, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation including gender identity and expression, order of protection status, and/or genetic information. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.
Education & Experience
Ph.D. in civil, architectural, or environmental engineering or related fields
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of indoor air quality field measurements and research study design; strong data analysis skills and organizational skills to manage a complex project; some knowledge of statistical analysis for epidemiological research a plus
SUPERVISION & BUDGET AUTHORITY
No budget authority or supervision of employees
Physical Environment and Requirements
Position will require field work visiting participants homes to deploy and retrieve data loggers and air cleaners
Certifications and Licenses
List any certifications or licenses that are either required or helpful in performing the job, designating whether required or preferred.
Research under the direction of assigned supervisor
Percentage Of Time 100
Typical Office Hours are 8:30 am- 5pm, other hours as needed for research