Assistant Professor: Hydraulic and Water Engineering

San Diego, California
Oct 11, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for an open faculty position in Hydraulic and Water Engineering, effective Fall 2018. Candidates able to demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following areas are particularly welcome: (1) numerical modeling of hydraulic systems, (2) ecohydraulics and ecohydroclimatology, (3) stormwater modeling and green infrastructure, (4) groundwater sustainability, and (5) fluvial geomorphology and sedimentation engineering. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. In addition, an ability to effectively create and use online resources is encouraged. The position is a tenure-track appointment with teaching, research, and service responsibilities, to be filled at the rank of assistant professor. The position requires B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering.

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering has thirteen (13) full-time faculty members with specialties in construction, environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering. There are opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration across the university through Blue Gold (, an area of excellence at SDSU. The Department offers B.S. degrees in civil, environmental, and construction engineering, an M.S. degree, and a joint Ph.D. degree with the University of California at San Diego. Additional information is available at and

SDSU is a large, urban university and Hispanic-serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Applicants should apply via Interfolio at Review of applications will begin January 16, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal record check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position within the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the applications status or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

San Diego State University is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.