Tenure-track position in Monitoring and Control at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG)

EAWAG (acronym which translates to the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science) has announced a Tenure-track position in Monitoring and Control of water and wastewater treatment processing. They reached out to us, seeking people with Process Systems Engineering expertise. From their submission:

The position complements existing strength in process engineering. We seek candidates who study sensor application, data mining, machine learning, information processing and management, process monitoring, control, and automation for water and wastewater treatment processes. We expect:

  • Excellent knowledge and research portfolio in online monitoring, control, automation, and operation of treatment processes
  • Experience in process engineering (biological, chemical, and/or physical process) with application in the treatment of water, wastewater, urine, fecal sludge, greywater, etc.
  • Experience in mathematical modeling of complex biological, chemical, and/or physical processes
  • PhD in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, or related engineering fields
  • Interest in working in multidisciplinary teams and developing links with the engineering practice in Switzerland and internationally, as well as establishing cooperative relationships with experts in
    sensor design, machine learning, statistics, and systems analysis at Eawag

The deadline is Jan 15, 2021. For more information, contact Prof. Dr Eberhard Morgenroth. The full job posting link, with additional details about the organization, expectations, and background of the position, can be found at [https://apply.refline.ch/673277/0808/pub/1/index.html]


Thomas A. Adams II

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University