Environmental Engineering

Monday, October 16, 2017
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Job Institution: 
Auburn University
Job Description: 

The Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering at the rank of assistant professor beginning Fall 2018. Candidates with research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty are desired.  Example areas of interest include, but are not limited to, biogeochemistry; biological wastewater treatment; bioremediation; contaminant transport and fate; environmental molecular biotechnology; geoenvironmental engineering, and water treatment and reuse. The selected faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop an externally funded research program, and direct graduate students.  The selected candidate is also expected to engage in service activities with professional organizations and at the university.

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in civil and environmental engineering or a closely related field. The selected candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The selected candidate must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2018, it was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017 enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.

Review of application materials will begin January 31, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  A link to the posting and application can be found at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2537.  Applications should include short (no more than one page each) statements of research and teaching interests along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.