Environmental and Ecological Engineering

Monday, December 17, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Job Institution: 
Purdue University
Job Description: 

Faculty Openings: Environmental and Ecological Engineering

College of Engineering, Purdue University


The Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering (EEE) at Purdue University has three openings for exceptional faculty candidates.  Specific areas of interest include: 1) Sustainable Industrial Systems, e.g., industrial ecology, sustainable manufacturing, green chemical processing, coupled engineered-human-natural systems, and green supply chains; 2) Sustainable Water Systems, e.g., efficient systems for water use/reuse, innovative water/wastewater treatment, and solutions to emerging contaminants, and 3) Systems for Sustainability, e.g., environmental considerations in renewable energy generation and energy storage, eco-design, life cycle engineering, and green materials and products. Successful candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree(s) in engineering or a related discipline, and should have a distinguished academic record and a commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and education. The candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate degree level courses,   and will be expected to develop a world-class externally-funded research program. Candidates at the Assistant/Associate Professor level are targeted, but exceptional candidates at the Professor rank will receive serious consideration. Given the explicit inter-disciplinary character of EEE, successful candidates will have a joint appointment between EEE and one of the other Schools of Engineering.


EEE engages more than 40 faculty members within the College of Engineering and across the campus. An undergraduate degree program in EEE has been established, and a graduate program is in development. Further information about EEE, including details on the current faculty and their research interests, is available at https://engineering.purdue.edu/EEE. EEE seeks to characterize the impact of natural and engineered systems on the environment, and establish engineered systems that function under ecological and socio-economic constraints. EEE considers the control, treatment, and mitigation of waste streams, and the design and management of resilient engineered systems that interface with human and natural systems.


Applications should be submitted through the College of Engineering web portal at https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUs/Employment/. The application should include a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, and names and addresses for at least four references. For information/questions regarding the application process, contact Marion Ragland (ragland@purdue.edu). Review of applications will begin February 1, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled. A background check will be required for employment in these positions.


Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.