Position Summary Information
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
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EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment
opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex,
religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected
veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or any other classification protected by applicable
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