Civil Engineering

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Job Institution: 
University of Kentucky
Job Description: 

Environmental Faculty Position Announcement The University of Kentucky, Department of Civil Engineering, invites applications for an anticipated full-time tenure track position in environmental engineering, preferably at the assistant professor level, but appointment at other ranks will be considered. Although all areas of environmental engineering will be considered, preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in physical/chemical processes and additional interests in sustainable or green engineering. Candidates must hold a doctorate degree in Civil or Related Engineering field. Applicants should be able to build upon current initiatives with the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute (, the Kentucky Center of Excellence for Watershed Management (, the Environmental Research and Training Laboratories (, the Center for Applied Energy Research (, the Kentucky Consortium for Energy and Environment, ( and upcoming initiatives focused on creating a Center for Novel Membrane Sciences ( and a Center for Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure. The Department has a strong relationship with the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet as well as the National Institute for Hometown Security, located in Somerset Kentucky. Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; developing a strong, externally funded research program; and providing service to the university, the state, and the engineering profession. State law requires faculty members teaching engineering design to become licensed as Professional Engineers in Kentucky within three years of being employed. The University of Kentucky is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Information on the Department can be found at Potential candidates must apply online. To apply for job # SM543204, submit a UK Academic Profile at If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press "2" or email Application review will begin January 5, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The position is expected to commence on August 1, 2013. The selected candidate will join the University of Kentucky on August 16, 2013. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check as required by Kentucky state law and University of Kentucky Human Resources Department.