Environmental Engineering

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Job Institution: 
Southern Methodist University
Job Description: 

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in environmental engineering (Position No. 52159). Candidates must have earned a doctorate in civil or environmental engineering, environmental science, or a closely related field. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in water sustainability and climate, water chemistry, water/wastewater treatment, hazardous/industrial wastes, or watershed biogeochemistry. The successful candidate is expected to build a recognized research program in his or her area of specialization and interest. SMU is a private university dedicated to academic excellence. Located in Dallas, Texas, SMU has approximately 12,000 students. The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department resides within the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, located in the J. Lindsay Embrey Engineering building, a LEED Gold certified facility, completed in 2006. The Embrey building includes several research and instructional environmental engineering laboratories. Other engineering facilities include: the Jerry R. Junkins Engineering building, completed in 2002, and the new Caruth Hall, completed in 2010. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering, environmental engineering, and environmental science. The Dallas/Fort Worth area serves as home to many consulting, construction, energy, aerospace, electronic, and communication companies. It is the headquarters of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Southwestern Division; Region 6 of the United States Environmental Protection Agency; and two of the top five largest construction companies in the United States. Additional information is provided in the following website: www.smu.edu/lyle/departments/cee.aspx. To learn more about the rich cultural environment of SMU, please see: http://smu.edu. Interested and qualified individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, accomplishments, and contact information for at least three references to: Khaled Abdelghany, Chair, CEE Department, Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750340, Dallas, TX 75275-0340. The position begins in the fall term 2013. To ensure full consideration, applications must be postmarked prior to October 31, 2012. The department, however, will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. SMU will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. SMU is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.