Job Description Summary
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering beginning Fall 2024. Applications at the assistant professor level are especially encouraged although exceptionally well-qualified applicants suited to appointment at the associate professor rank may also be considered. Candidates with research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty are desired. Example areas of interest include, but are not limited to, physical-chemical processes; contaminant fate and transport; water treatment and reuse; indoor air quality; food-energy-water nexus; environmental health; environmental biotechnology; and sustainable development. The selected faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop an externally funded research program, and direct graduate students. The selected candidate is also expected to engage in service activities with professional organizations and at the university.
Auburn University is a land-grant, Carnegie R1 institution located in east-central Alabama with an enrollment of 30,000. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has 27 faculty, approximately 600 undergraduates, and 120 graduate students, and offers B.C.E., M.S., M.C.E., and Ph.D. degrees. The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn is comprised of eight departments. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering or a closely related field at the time employment begins. The selected candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The selected candidate must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Applications should include a combined statement of research and teaching interests (no more than three pages) along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted; official transcripts required of finalists), statement on contributions and commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contact information for three references. Candidates should specifically address future research plans and how those complement existing faculty members in their statements.