Civil - Environmental, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
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. 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. 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
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. The selected candidate must possess
excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2018, it
was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn
maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence,
offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture
and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017 enrollment of 29,776
students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students.
Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members
offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its
commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student
engagement, and its beautiful campus.
Review of application materials will begin January 31, 2018 and continue until the
position is filled. A link to the posting and application can be found at
http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2537 . 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.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.
About AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Auburn University is one of the nation’s land-grant institutions with a student enrollment of more than 24,000. The University provides instruction in approximately 70 academic departments and maintains graduate research and public service programs of a broad scope. The University is located in the city of Auburn in east-central Alabama near the metropolitan areas of Montgomery and Birmingham, Alabama, and Columbus and Atlanta, Georgia.