Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job no: 493258
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - College of Engineering

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rowan University
Tenure-track position

Description: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University is seeking dynamic applicants for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to: teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, guide an active scholarly research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students, obtain funding from competitive external funding agencies and engage in relevant service activities.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of academic and research programs and to contribute to the research community. We are seeking outstanding candidates in any of the following areas 1) water resources engineering with focus on urban/regional water resources management, watershed modeling, computational fluid mechanics, river mechanics, sediment transport, and environmental dispersion 2) environmental engineering with focus on exploring new ideas in water quality in areas such as water and wastewater treatment, chemical and/or microbial public health aspects, microbial ecology in engineered systems, and groundwater modeling 3) construction materials and pavements with focus on innovative construction materials characterization, accelerated pavement testing, and computational modeling of pavement systems and 4) ) geotechnical engineering with focus on geo-environmental engineering, sustainable urban and offshore development, and energy geotechnics.

Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and student mentoring. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a strongly-funded research program and collaborate, as needed, with multi-disciplinary groups of faculty and professionals, including personnel at the South Jersey Technology Park and/or the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The successful candidate is also expected to apply innovative teaching techniques and/or conduct research in the scholarship of teaching.

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment, with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. The Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATEs) is located at the SJTP and hosts the Heavy Vehicle Simulator and conducts applied research in all aspects of transportation engineering. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in civil and/or environmental engineering and a baccalaureate degree from an ABET accredited engineering program (or equivalent) are required. Preference will be given to candidates with professional engineering licenses or the qualifications and experience to apply for a PE license.

Salary: Competitive

Start Date: The anticipated start date for this civil engineering faculty position will be September 1, 2019.

Procedure: Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2019 but preference will be given to candidates whose application is received before December 10, 2018.

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system at http://jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/job/493258/assistant-professor-tenure-track-department-of-civil-and-environmental-engineering

Please submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a description of research agenda including potential funding mechanisms, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy including efforts to diversify the field of engineering, and 5) contact information for three references.

Advertised: Oct 15 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Mar 31 2019 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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