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Job Details

Job no: 739789
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Civil And Environmental Engineering 10016148
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Engineers/Architects, Research/Scientific, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Position Summary

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated starting date of August 16, 2022. Candidates must have appropriate academic background and a doctoral degree at the time of appointment.

The Department invites applications from highly motivated individuals who can complement the mission, expertise and current strengths of the department in teaching, research and service. Applicants from all areas of civil and environmental engineering are encouraged to apply; however, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate training sufficient to teach environmental chemistry and other courses among those traditionally taught in undergraduate and graduate environmental engineering programs. The candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research and teaching program and synergistically complement the existing expertise in the Department and College. The successful candidate is also expected to build effective collaborations within the Department, College, and University. All areas of research specialization will be considered, but preference will be given to those that are complementary to existing strengths of environmental engineering faculty. Broadly the existing expertise include environmental separation processes, environmental nanotechnologies, bioremediation, pathogen detection, surface and groundwater contaminant hydrology, sustainability, soil remediation, landfill design and operation, building health (including indoor air quality), and sustainable energy systems.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Civil or Environmental Engineering

Minimum Requirements
  • Doctorate in Civil or Environmental Engineering, or closely related engineering discipline
  • Applicants from all areas of Civil and Environmental Engineering are encouraged to apply, however the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate training sufficient to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Environmental Chemistry and other related courses
  • The successful candidate should provide evidence of commitment to working with cross-disciplinary research teams and dedication to mentoring diverse students preparing for careers in research, policy, and/or practice
Desired Qualifications
  • The candidate will have a record of research funding or demonstrate potential to secure research funding from agencies such as the National Science Foundation, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • The candidate will have evidence of peer-reviewed publications and the ability to establish community partnerships
  • The candidate will demonstrate ability for scholarly activities, including peer-reviewed journal articles
  • In addition to sustaining an active program of scholarship, this faculty will be responsible for teaching and mentoring graduate/undergraduate students and participating in department, college, and university governance activities
Required Application Materials

Interested individuals should submit an application for this position through http://careers.msu.edu and refer to posting #739789. Applicants must submit:

  1. a detailed resume,
  2. a cover letter summarizing their qualifications,
  3. vision statement for teaching,
  4. vision statement for research,
  5. a diversity statement, and
  6. names and contact information for at least three references.

Items 3, 4, and 5 should be limited to one page each. For full consideration please submit the application material by December 15, 2021. Application review will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position are welcome by contacting Professor Syed Hashsham, Search Committee chair by email at [email protected].

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/Review of Applications Begins On

12/15/2021

Website

https://www.egr.msu.edu/cee/

Department Statement

MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing and the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 470,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. Michigan State University is proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career partners, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/. Information about WorkLife at MSU can be found at https://worklife.msu.edu/.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Oct 8, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 8, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.

 

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