The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is the leading research organization advancing the science of all water to meet the evolving needs of its subscribers and the water sector. WRF is a nonprofit, educational organization that funds, manages, and publishes research on the technology, operation, and management of drinking water, wastewater, reuse, and stormwater systems—all in pursuit of ensuring water quality and improving water services to the public.
WRF is currently seeking to hire multiple research managers to help fulfill its mission of advancing the science of water. The successful candidates will be accountable for creating, maintaining, and disseminating knowledge resources on selected topics of critical importance to water utilities and the water community. The position is also accountable for planning research, managing projects and providing technical oversight to ensure that WRF’s research program is scientifically credible and responsive to utility needs.
Ideal candidates will have a background in science, engineering, environmental science, environmental policy, and/or water resources. General themes of interest include water treatment (drinking water, reuse, wastewater, and stormwater), nutrient management, and biosolids management.
Successful candidates will use their current technical background as a foundation to grow into new areas arising from subscribers’ evolving needs.
The position is based in Alexandria, VA or Denver, CO. Domestic travel of 10-20% is required for conferences and meetings, and occasional international travel may also be required. WRF’s work environment allows flexible work hours and telecommuting options.
Work in a collaborative, collegial environment with like-minded professionals dedicated to the science of water and the environment. WRF values employee welfare by offering a comprehensive benefit package and flexible work arrangements for work/life balance.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, and résumé to Jobs @waterrf.org. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, with interviews for promising candidates scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please, no calls.