Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering

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The College of Engineering at The University of Toledo is seeking an outstanding scholar and educator to fill one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Environmental Engineering as early as August 2018. Applicants must have research and teaching interests relevant to traditional and emerging areas of Environmental Engineering. All candidates with a strong potential for securing an externally-funded research program and the ability to effectively teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses and labs in environmental engineering will be considered. Candidates with research expertise in emerging areas, such as resource recovery, sustainable and resilient water and waste water treatment systems, sensors, environmental biotechnology, waste management, big data, and renewable energy are preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to support and develop the department's new undergraduate program in Environmental Engineering, develop and sustain an externally-funded research program, mentor both undergraduate and graduate students (M.S. & Ph.D.), and engage in professional service activities. The department encourages and supports collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching.  

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Environmental Engineering or a closely related area at the time of application or before appointment.  One to two years of postdoctoral or research and development experience beyond the Ph.D. degree is highly desirable.  

Salary is commensurate with qualifications, and an attractive benefits and startup package will be provided. Consideration of qualified candidates will begin after April 5, 2018, and the position will remain open until an appointment is made. For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents in PDF form at cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and interests (up to two pages); summary of research interests and vision (up to three pages); copies of three journal publications; and a list of three references, including names, addresses, emails, and telephone number. References will not be contacted before phone interviews. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Ashok Kumar, Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at [email protected] 

The University of Toledo is one of only seventeen U.S. public universities to offer professional and graduate academic programs in business, education, engineering, health and human services, law, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. The University is state-assisted, with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students, of which about 4,400 are graduate and professional students. The University of Toledo recently established a campus-wide, interdisciplinary Water Task Force with a state-of-the-art water testing lab. Opportunities exist to participate in ongoing Water Task Force projects related to environmental and public health. Additional faculty resources include The Instrumentation Center, Center for Materials and Sensor Characterization, Advanced Microscopy and Imaging Center, Genetic Genomic Core, and Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization. For more information about the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at The University of Toledo, please visit  

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.




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Posted: 4/11/2018
Application Due: 6/10/2018
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