Environmental Engineering Faculty

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
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The University of Delaware
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Environmental Engineering Faculty Position
The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a continuing-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering at the assistant professor level starting fall semester of 2017. The primary responsibility for this position is teaching environmental engineering courses, including freshmen-level introductory courses, intermediate-level required courses, and upper level technical electives. Additionally, the successful candidate will advise undergraduate students, serve as faculty advisor to student organizations, contribute to program efforts related to ABET accreditation, and assume an increased responsibility for ABET accreditation over time. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage with the engineering education community within the College of Engineering through educational initiatives and method assessments.

The successful applicant will possess comprehensive knowledge in environmental engineering and science acquired through a combination of formal education and practical experience. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering or a closely related discipline. The Department is especially interested in candidates who have extensive practical experience and have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (www.ce.udel.edu) consists of 27 faculty members, 550 undergraduate students, and 100+ graduate students. The Department offers two undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Environmental Engineering. Both degrees are accredited by ABET. The programs are designed to produce graduates with a strong foundation in engineering fundamentals enabling them to lead a successful career in industry, government and/or obtain an advanced degree and to contribute to engineering knowledge, the profession, and the community.

As one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States, the University of Delaware today combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. The University of Delaware is a Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, Urban-Grant and Space-Grant institution with its main campus in Newark, DE, located halfway between Washington, DC and New York City. Please visit our website at www.udel.edu.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s interest in the position and relevant experience, (2) a statement describing the candidate’s teaching philosophy with a discussion of specific topic areas in environmental engineering which can be instructed, (3) a complete resume or curriculum vitae, and (4) the names and contact information of three references, at least one of which can attest to the candidates teaching experience. Applicants should visit the website https://apply.interfolio.com/38821 to upload their information. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be received by February 4, 2017.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.