Tenure-Track Faculty in Environmental Engineering: Biological Processes

Burlington, Vermont
Great benefits
Nov 02, 2017
Dec 02, 2017
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

The College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering for Fall 2018. The position is anticipated to be filled at an Assistant Professor level, but exceptional candidates will be considered at the Associate Professor level.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in engineering or a related field, a proven record of scholarly activities, and potential for strong performance in cutting edge research and teaching in advanced biological tools to solve environmental engineering problems.  The faculty member will be expected to maintain an active program of externally-funded research and contribute to two separate ABET-accredited undergraduate education programs (Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering) and be active in the nationally ranked M.S. and Ph.D. graduate program in Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE).  The ability to acquire professional licensure is desired. 

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial,

ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.  The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  To that end, candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the unit through their teaching and service at the University.

The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in CEMS, and throughout the UVM university community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary.  Significant campus resources for research collaboration include: Advanced Genome Technologies Core, Complex Systems Center, College of Medicine, Gund Institute of Environment, Vermont Genetics Network and the Vermont Advanced Computing Center. 

The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains. 

Application materials (5 documents) must be submitted online at http://www.uvmjobs.com, posting number [F933PO]:  (1) cover letter with names and contact information for at least three references, at least one of which can comment on teaching; (2) current curriculum vitae identifying specific areas of expertise; (3) a detailed statement of research interests; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; and (5) a diversity impact statement. Inquiries may be addressed to Britt A. Holmén, Search Committee Chairperson, at britt.holmen@uvm.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.