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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), to join an interdisciplinary roboat research team in the development of environmental sensing capabilities for autonomous boats that will operate in the canals of Amsterdam. Research will involve using expertise in one or more of the following areas: chemical or biological water quality sensing, underwater remote sensing (particularly for aquatic debris), or other creative applications of urban environmental sensing. The research will be supervised by Professor. Andrew Whittle (CEE Department) and conducted in close collaboration with researchers in the MIT Senseable City Lab, CSAIL and Urban Studies programs.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: a Ph.D. degree in the relevant fields of biological, chemical, environmental, mechanical, or electrical engineering or aquatic or computer science. Experience with the design, development, and evaluation of environmental sensors required. Must also present a strong publication record, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and together with members of an interdisciplinary team. Job #15592
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter with a brief statement of research interests, full CV/resume, and the names and contact information of three references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
The appointment is available from February 2018 and can be available for up to three years.
Internal Number: 15592
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