The Department of Civil Engineering at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure track appointment with a focus in environmental engineering. The Department offers BS and MS degrees in civil engineering with 17 full-time faculty members who serve almost 900 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students.
Duties will include: (1) effectively teaching courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, (2) advising students, developing curriculum, and other instructionally-related duties, (3) developing and engaging in scholarly activities, including applied research and externally-funded projects, (4) developing and supervising Master’s student research, (5) working cooperatively with a diverse student population and with faculty colleagues on department, college and university-wide committees, and (6) providing service to the institution and community.
Teaching responsibilities include environmental engineering courses (both lecture and laboratory courses) and other classes in the Civil Engineering Department in the B.S. and M.S. Civil Engineering degree programs.
An earned doctorate degree in Civil Engineering or related field with an emphasis in environmental engineering. ABD applicants will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 2020. A strong background in environmental engineering and a commitment to quality teaching are required. Applicant must have effective oral and written communication skills, be able to relate theory to practice and be able to work with diverse groups. Applicant must pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam prior to the appointment date.
All applicants who meet the required qualifications will be considered. The department is particularly interested in candidates with broad expertise in treatment systems including water, wastewater and stormwater. Other areas of interest include treatment plant operations, water reuse, natural water quality, and sustainable development and climate.
Other preferred / desired qualities are as follows:
A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
Professional registration as a Civil Engineer
University-level teaching experience
Professional practice experience in environmental engineering
Ability to develop an applied research program that engages graduate and undergraduate students
Knowledge of environmental and water resources issues related to California
The department reminds applicants that it is only necessary to meet the required qualifications in order to apply.
The position is expected to be a probationary, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in Fall 2020. Outstanding candidates may be considered for an Associate-level appointment although tenure will not be granted at the time of appointment. Academic rank and starting salary will be dependent upon qualifications and professional experience as well as educational preparation, university-level teaching experience, and record of scholarship and service.
Screening will begin December 6, 2019; position open until filled. To be considered, submit all required materials listed below to the Sacramento State Employment Opportunities webpage (http://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/4486).
Candidate must include the following with the application:
Letter of application
Current curriculum vita
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted until interview)
Statement of teaching interests and any related experience
Statement of research interests and plans to pursue them
Diversity statement identifying professional skills and experiences that advance equity, diversity, and inclusion and/or willingness to engage in activities that advance equity, diversity, and inclusion
Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three recent references familiar with teaching or scholarly work
Candidate will be required to provide official graduate transcripts and furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e., H-1-B Visa).
Internal Number: F0144P
About California State University, Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 30,000 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.