Assistant Professor

Wyoming, United States
$85,740.00 - $85,740.00
Feb 10, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

JOB PURPOSE:    The Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Hydrology at the Assistant Professor level. Exceptional candidates may be considered for the position at the Associate Professor level. We seek a candidate with the interest and ability to develop and sustain a successful research program. This is a full-time, 9-month, benefitted position, funded by the Tier-1 Engineering Initiative.  

We seek a hydrologist/hydrologic engineer in broad areas of hydrology, hydraulics and water resources and especially encourage candidates with experience in field work to apply.  As a member of the faculty of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, the successful candidate may collaborate with members of the Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics ( and may provide academic support to the PhD program in Water Resources, Environmental Science and Engineering ( UW faculty have access to world-class computational resources as described at:  The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering includes 22 faculty members and serves approximately 440 students. At the undergraduate level we have ABET-accredited B.S. degrees in Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering, plus a new B.S. degree in Construction Management, and a Certificate in Cadastral Surveying. For additional information, please see:


  • Scholarship: Develop an impactful research program in Hydrology which creates new knowledge oriented to societal and ecological problems. A successful research program is characterized by: externally-funded projects, refereed publications, recruitment and supervision of graduate students, national and international presentations. Collaborative and interdisciplinary research is welcome.
  • Teaching: Provide quality instruction in Civil Engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels using both on campus and distance modalities.
  • Service: Participate in Department, College and University governance, including curriculum oversight and ABET accreditation activities for Civil & Architectural Engineering.





Assistant professors shall normally hold the terminal qualification in their discipline (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., MFA, etc.), and shall have demonstrated ability, through appropriate experience, to perform the functions of the position they are to hold.




A Doctoral Degree is required for this position, however, consideration will be given to applicants that are currently pursuing their Doctoral Degree and will complete the degree prior to starting work.

  • Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering or closely related discipline with a research emphasis in Hydrology.
  • Ability to teach courses in fluid mechanics, hydraulics, hydrology, and water resources engineering.


  • Demonstrated teaching excellence and use of innovative teaching methods.
  • Registration as a professional engineer.


Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. including a list of publications, a statement of teaching and research interests, and contact information for four work-related references.  This position will remain open until filled. Applications submitted by March 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.



UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   


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 The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.


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