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Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering


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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of application materials will begin January 31 , 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include short (no more than one page each) statements of research and teaching interests along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering
Posting Number P1045F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering at the rank of assistant professor beginning Fall 2018. The selected faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop an externally funded research program, and direct graduate students. The selected candidate is also expected to engage in service activities with professional organizations and at the university.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in civil and environmental engineering or a closely related field. The selected candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates with research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty are desired. Example areas of interest include, but are not limited to, biogeochemistry, biological wastewater treatment, bioremediation, contaminant transport and fate, environmental molecular biotechnology, geoenvironmental engineering, and water treatment and reuse.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of application materials will begin January 31 , 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include short (no more than one page each) statements of research and teaching interests along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Rec1 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  3. Letter of Rec2 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  4. Letter of Rec3 (supplied by applicant-optional)