Environmental Engineering Faculty Position, University of Notre Dame

Thursday, September 13, 2012
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Environmental Engineering Faculty Position
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University of Notre Dame
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Environmental Engineering Faculty Position, University of Notre Dame. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Engineering to complement existing faculty in Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences. Qualified candidates at all levels, including endowed chair for exceptionally qualified candidates, will be considered, with hiring rank and tenure status commensurate with academic accomplishments. Examples of research areas include, but are not limited to: innovative and sustainable processes for water supply/wastewater reuse, membrane processes for water treatment and reuse, microbiological aspects of water quality and treatment, molecular and informatics tools for microbial community analysis, micropollutants in water and wastewater, natural organic matter and its effects on water quality and treatment, environmental effects of nanoparticles/nanoengineering, and fate and transport of heavy metals and actinides. The department has a unique blend of environmental engineering and environmental geoscience faculty, and has outstanding research facilities. Current related strengths include environmental microbiology, biofilms and biofilm processes, environmental geochemistry and geomicrobiology, environmental nanoscience and technology, environmental surface chemistry, groundwater hydrology, environmental and computational fluid mechanics, and environmental actinide chemistry and mineralogy. Information about the department can be found at http://www.ceees.nd.edu/. We seek individuals with dynamic and highly innovative research agendas that may cross traditional disciplinary boundaries. Candidates with a Professional Engineering (PE) license, or willingness to obtain one, are encouraged to apply. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in civil or environmental engineering, or related field. Candidates are expected to exhibit a dedication to excellence in research, teaching, and professional service. The application package should include a cover letter addressing preparation for this position, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references. Applications should be uploaded directly, as a single PDF file, to: http://ceees.nd.edu/position-available. Please direct any questions to Prof. Robert Nerenberg, Chair of the Environmental Engineering Search Committee (enveng@nd.edu), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, 156 Fitzpatrick Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556-0767. Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment, and women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.