Environmental Engineering

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Full or Associate Professor
Job Institution: 
University of Nevada, Reno
Job Description: 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenured faculty position in the area of environmental engineering. The position is expected to be filled at either the full or associate professor level with a start date of July 1, 2014. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, civil engineering, or a closely related field of study.

The selected candidate must have a strong research background in environmental engineering and have demonstrated leadership ability with proven interpersonal skills.  In accordance with the University’s mission as a land grant institution, the candidate is expected to continue a sustained and dynamic externally funded research program, to supervise Ph.D. and M.S. students, to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and to participate in university and professional service and outreach. To be considered for the rank of full professor, applicants must have an exceptional research record and  be widely considered as a distinguished scholar and teacher, while for the rank of associate professor, applicants must have a documented record of funded, quality research, and excellent teaching.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, teaching philosophy, and contact information for five references electronically at: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/12960. Application materials will be held in the strictest confidence.  All other inquiries may be directed to Prof. Ahmad Itani (itani@unr.edu), Department Chair. Full consideration will be given to all applications received by November 15, 2013.

Further information about the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering may be found at: http://www.unr.edu/cee/. Reno is located in the scenic Eastern Sierra region, with a wide variety of world-class outdoor recreation opportunities nearby. These include the Lake Tahoe watershed, with exceptional skiing, snowboarding, sailing, mountain biking, kayaking, rock climbing, and hiking trails such as the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and the Truckee River system from Lake Tahoe through downtown Reno.