Environmental Engineering

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant/Associate Professor
Job Institution: 
University of Nevada, Reno
Job Description: 

University of Nevada, Reno
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty Position in Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of environmental engineering. The position is expected to be filled at either the assistant or associate professor level with a start date of July 1, 2013. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, civil engineering, or a related field of study.

The selected candidate must have a strong research background in environmental engineering and experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: innovative water treatment technologies, water reuse systems, environmental sensor networks, and sustainable water and energy systems. In accordance with the University’s mission as a land grant institution, the candidate is expected to develop a robust externally funded research program, to supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and to participate in university and professional service and outreach. The candidate should be interested in becoming registered or already be registered as a professional engineer. The rank of assistant professor requires demonstrated potential to become an excellent scholar and teacher while the rank of associate professor requires a documented record of funded, quality research and excellent teaching. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, teaching philosophy, and contact information for five references electronically at: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/10962. All other inquiries may be directed to Prof. Amy Childress (amyec@unr.edu), Department Chair. Full consideration will be given to all applications received by October 31, 2012.

Further information about the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering may be found at: http://www.unr.edu/cee/. Reno is located in the scenic Eastern Sierra region, with a wide variety of world-class outdoor recreation opportunities nearby. These include the Lake Tahoe watershed, with exceptional skiing, snowboarding, sailing, mountain biking, kayaking, and rock climbing, and hiking trails such as the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and the Truckee River system from Lake Tahoe through downtown Reno.