Environmental or Water Resources Engineering

Monday, September 24, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant or Associate Professor
Job Institution: 
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Job Description: 

Assistant or Associate Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering or Water Resources Engineering. Preference for the WRE position is in an area related to groundwater. The position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level, although candidates with exceptional academic and research credentials may be considered at the Associate Professor level. An earned doctorate in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a closely related discipline is required by the August 2013 start date, and evidence of the potential for excellence in teaching and research is required. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, establish a strong externally funded research program, and develop collaborative research within the department and with others at the School of Mines. Preference will be given to candidates who have bachelor’s degrees from ABET accredited engineering programs or equivalent and those who have obtained or will obtain professional licensure in a reasonable period of time. Current CEE faculty expertise includes sustainability, indoor air quality, contaminant fate and transport, life cycle assessment and surface water hydrology; we seek candidates who will complement these foci and extend departmental opportunities for cross-disciplinary research. The department anticipates filling multiple positions for the next academic year. The CEE Department has a BS degree in civil engineering, minors in environmental engineering and sustainable engineering, and two graduate degrees (MS CE, MS Construction Management), and participates in two interdisciplinary PhD programs. The department has fifteen full-time faculty and approximately 275 students. Additional information about the CEE Department may be found at http://cee.sdsmt.edu/. The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is a public state university offering bachelor, master’s, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. The University’s research programs focus on the following four areas: Energy and Environment; Materials and Manufacturing; Underground Science and Engineering; and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. The School of Mines’ approximately 2,300 students include traditional and non-traditional learners from 38 states and 32 countries. Located in Rapid City, South Dakota’s second largest city, the University is only 25 miles from Mount Rushmore and the beautiful Black Hills. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate, and the Black Hills offer year-round recreational opportunities. For more information about the School of Mines and Rapid City, visit: www.sdsmt.edu and http://visitrapidcity.com/. The School of Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at http://www.sdsmt/employment. Human Resources can provide accommodation to the on-line application process and can be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation. This position is funded from other funds and is needed to support the undergraduate and graduate educational missions of the university.