Assistant/Associate Professor - Civil Engineering
Job no: 494706
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Civil Engineering
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Applications Open: Aug 09 2018
Applications Close: Open until filled
General Summary of Position:
UML has launched a new B.S. Environmental Engineering Program and plans to make multiple hires in the next 3-4 years. Newly constructed teaching and research labs equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation dedicated to this program are scheduled to open this fall. At this time the Department is seeking to fill one position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering. The expected starting date is September 2019. Candidates from all areas of Environmental Engineering will be evaluated on a merit basis; candidates in the areas of advanced water and wastewater treatment, hydrology, hydraulics, air pollution control, renewable energy, environmental applications of advanced materials and capable of teaching courses in the following areas: environmental engineering chemistry, energy and the sustainable environment, biological processes in environmental engineering, air quality and air pollution control, environmental engineering ethics and professional practice, solid waste engineering and management are preferred and encouraged to apply.
A successful candidate's expertise is expected to complement and strengthen exiting faculty research and teaching (undergraduate and graduate) in Civil and Environmental Engineering. A successful applicant must demonstrate the potential for creative and independent research that would lead to strong extramurally funded research. A candidate with a strong publication record and proven success in obtaining external funding, and registration as a Professional Engineer or qualifications to obtain a P.E. registration is preferred. Relevant industrial experience and the interest and commitment to work with diverse student and faculty populations is desired.
The University of Massachusetts is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.
Minimum qualifications (Required):
- Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering (preferred) or closely related field
- An earned Doctorate Degree in Environmental Engineering or Civil Engineering in the Environmental Engineering discipline or closely related field (must have PhD in hand by the time of appointment)
- The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
- Demonstrated excellence in research and publication
- Commitment to develop and sustain an externally funded research program
- Dedication to teach undergraduate and graduate levels in Civil & Environmental Engineering
- Registration as a Professional Engineer in Environmental Engineering or Civil Engineering (or the ability to become registered) is preferred and relevant academic experience is desirable
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Please include (1) a current CV which includes project titles and award amounts of externally funded research projects, (2) a cover letter, (3) a teaching statement/philosophy which includes, a short statement detailing interests and objectives, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student course evaluations), (5) a research statement. Names and contact information for three references will be required at the time of application.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.