Job ID: 220066

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Memphis

  • Aug. 22, 2023
  • Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Civil Engineering
  • University of Memphis
    Memphis, TN
  • Open until filled
  • August 2024
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Civil Engineering


Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Civil Engineering (Environmental Engineering)  at the University of Memphis


Environmental Engineering:

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis is seeking to hire a tenure-track faculty in civil engineering at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants with backgrounds in all areas of environmental engineering are encouraged to apply, but areas of particular interest include water chemistry, physical and chemical processes, emerging contaminants, contaminant fate and transport, environmental sustainability, advanced water and wastewater treatment processes, and urban water challenges.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field. They must demonstrate a clear potential for creative, interdisciplinary, and independent research that would lead to a strong, externally funded research program with national and international recognition. Candidates are expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must submit their application through Click on the full-time faculty menu to find the Civil Engineering posting ( Applications must include a letter detailing personal qualifications and experience related to the position, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a statement on your teaching philosophy and another on research, and contact information (name, mailing address, phone number, and email address) of three to five professional references. Screening of applications will begin on November 15, 2023, and may continue until the position is filled. Please contact Dr. Shahram Pezeshk ( if you have any questions.

All qualified applicants are urged to apply for this position. The appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to the position requirements without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or status as a veteran.


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Contact Information

  • Shahram Pezeshk
    Civil Engineering
    University of Memphis
    104 Engineering Science Bldg
    Memphis, TN 38152

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