Postdoctoral Associate in Life Cycle Assessment

Post doctoral associate in life cycle assessment
The Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers University is seeking one post doctoral
associate to work in the area of life cycle assessment of managing waste, recyclables and organics.
The position involves the life cycle assessment of a county waste management system. The
candidate will develop a life cycle assessment model and assist in inventory data collection, data
quality and uncertainty analysis and robust interpretation of results. The candidate will take
responsibility for an externally funded research project and serve as the key contact for external
partners. The position has a duration of 1 year with a possible extension based on additional funding.

The position has a minimum requirement of a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, a related
engineering discipline, environmental sciences or a related natural sciences discipline. Candidates
should have experience in creating and running life cycle assessment and life cycle costing models.

Desired skills:
A working knowledge of python is necessary. Background in life cycle assessments of waste
management systems, waste technologies, and circular economy solutions such as recovery,
recycling and utilization is strongly preferred. Prior work with the Solid Waste Optimization
Lifecycle  Framework (SWOLF) and Brightway is also desired.

Applications can be submitted online at:
Complete applications, including a CV with a list of publications, a statement of research interests
(no more than 2 pages including references), and contact information of 3 references can be
submitted at 

Review of applications start December 15 until position is filled.

Please direct inquiries by email to:
Prof. Uta Krogmann Email:

The Department of Environmental Sciences strives to be a diverse department and strongly
encourages applications from under-represented groups.

  • Rutgers University
  • Department of Environmental Science
  • New Brunswick, NJ, USA
  • PhD and Postdoc Positions
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