• Post_Doctoral Researcher

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    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World!




    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

    UL Chemical Safety Research (ULChemSR) is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of Air Chemistry and Particle/Chemical Air Pollution.  ULChemSR advances science and knowledge through research and publications in the field of human exposure to chemical and particle indoor and outdoor air pollution.  We are seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher to lead research in the area of human exposure to pollution resulting from the use of consumer products, electronics, building materials and furnishings. The initial term of appointment is one year, renewable for an additional year upon satisfactory progress and acceptance.

    As a Postdoctoral Researcher, you will work directly with Dr. Marilyn Black of Underwriters Laboratories Inc. and Dr. Rodney Weber of Georgia Institute of Technology for both technical guidance and professional mentorship. With Dr. Black, you will define an individual development plan balancing research initiatives and goals and career development




    • Conducts primary research on air pollution measurements and health impact.
    • Applies knowledge of air chemistry and dynamics to the specific research tasks.
    • Conducts research on new 3D Print technologies and other consumer products.
    • Exercises a high degree of judgment in formulating, evaluating, and correlating broad research concepts and guiding the analysis of unique problems and developing new and improved techniques and methods.
    • Analyzes research results in order to determine health significance and develop innovative and practical solutions.
    • Stays ahead of changing technologies, in the field by reading journals and scientific publications, and attending academic conferences.
    • Plan, design and complete initial and follow-up procedures as needed to test and validate results.
    • Performs other duties as directed.


    • PhD in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemistry, Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Toxicology, or associated sciences
    • Proven track record of independent research and publication
    • Experience with 3D printer particle ( or similar) air measurements
    • Demonstrated specialized knowledge of air chemistry measurements
    • Ability to collaborate with peers, and work directly with other team members in order to complete a project from start to finish.
    • Excellent report, publication, and general communication skills required.
    • Grant writing a plus



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