Civil - Environmental, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
The Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering beginning Fall 2020. Applications at the assistant professor level are especially encouraged although exceptionally well-qualified applicants suited to appointment at the associate and full professor rank may also be considered. Candidates with research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty are desired. Example areas of interest include, but are not limited to, biological wastewater treatment; water treatment and reuse; resource recovery and energy production from wastewater; and sustainable development. The selected faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop an externally funded research program, and direct graduate students. The selected candidate is also expected to engage in service activities with professional organizations and at the university.
Review of application materials will begin January 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. A link to the posting and application can be found at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3791. Applications should include short (no more than one page each) statements of research and teaching interests along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples. See “Guidelines for Dual Career Services” website. Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering or a closely related field at the time employment begins. The selected candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The selected candidate must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
Candidates with research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty are desired. Example areas of interest include, but are not limited to, biological wastewater treatment; water treatment and reuse; resource recovery and energy production from wastewater; and sustainable development.
About Auburn University
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2019, it was ranked 52nd among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2018 enrollment of 30,440 students includes 24,628 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.