Assistant Professor - Water Technology and Planning

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Job Institution: 
University of Rhode Island
Job Description: 

The University of Rhode Island (URI) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to conduct research, teaching, and service in the analysis and solutions to global and local challenges related to water infrastructure and the management of conventional and unconventional water resources. The position is part of a cluster hire initiative to strengthen URI’s focus on Water and Water Resources, which is a collaborative, interdisciplinary research program in hydrology, water quality, environmental geochemistry, environmental engineering, natural resource policy, and Geographic Information Systems. As part of this interdisciplinary cluster hire initiative, the candidate will make significant contributions to our ongoing international education and research efforts that address critical challenges in water resources in the USA and emerging economies and in human sustainability and infrastructure security. Particularly, we are interested in a faculty member with a strong interdisciplinary background who can provide analysis and solutions to global and local challenges related to water infrastructure engineering and planning and the management of conventional and unconventional water resources. The anticipated start date is Fall 2013. The appropriate tenure department and possible joint appointment(s) are negotiable. Please visit our website at (https://jobs.uri.edu) to apply and view complete details for this job posting # (6000931), and two other cluster hire positions (each listed within the same job posting number). Four (PDF) attachments will be required at time of application: (1) Two page Letter of Application, (2) Curriculum Vitae to include the names of at least three references (with email, phone number and mailing address), (3) Statement of teaching and research interests (four pages total), and (4) "Other Document" for submission of latest work products examples (published paper, grant application, etc.). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer and values diversity.