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Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017 12:04 AM


Contact Information
Name: Nimi Ehr
Email Address:
Address: 618 Frederick Ln Madison, Wisconsin 53711
Primary Phone: (203)240-7794


Job Title: Research Technician
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $40,000/year
Location: Madison, WI
Required Education: Bachelor’s
Start Date: August 1, 2017

About Us

Nutrient Recovery & Upcycling (NRU) is a small company, grown out of UW-Madison’s Department of Soil Science, whose mission is to create valuable resources from waste by harvesting agricultural fertilizers from wastewater. For more information please visit www. nrutech. com.

Position Summary

We are seeking a Research Technician to conduct experiments, collect data, and prepare reports as required. NRU’s innovative research requires readiness to work with municipal, agricultural, and industrial wastewaters, sludges, and biosolids. The selected candidate will work closely with the company’s Commercialization Manager.


Experimental set-up and sample preparation
Run laboratory-scale anaerobic digesters
Routine analyses (pH/EC/photometry)
Accurate record keeping
Assistance in preparing reports
Gas chromatography, experience preferred
X-Ray diffraction, experience preferred

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field preferred
At least one year of lab experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)


Demonstrate safe and competent use of equipment and software to carry out duties
Ability to calibrate and operate laboratory equipment
Accurately perform procedures independently
Collect and process samples as required (training on analytical equipment provided)
Maintain sanitary conditions and practices, follow procedures and protocols

Compensation and Benefits

$40,000/year entry-level salary
Strong performers eligible for pay increase at the end of probation period (one year)
Benefit package includes health insurance and HSA participation
To apply for this position e-mail your cover letter and resume to Nimi Ehr, Commercialization Manager, at

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