Research: design and complete a two-year project in collaboration with a PhD candidate investigating a nitrate-mitigation strategy for agricultural wastewater. Collect samples and data, organize and analyze all data, perform literature review and write a manuscript regarding the findings of the project. Present progress and findings at weekly group meetings, present research posters at departmental gatherings, conferences and industry symposiums.
Supervision: lead and manage up to two undergraduate assistants in lab-oriented tasks, sampling and research.
Lab work: maintain lab cultures for two years, make media and other solutions, create and establish lab procedures and safety protocol. Organize and clean lab space, order supplies and safely dispose of hazardous materials.