Bioenvironmental Engineering

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Associate Professor
Job Institution: 
University of New Hampshire
Job Description: 

FTE Position Environmental Engineering: Bioenvironmental Engineering

Level: Associate Professor

Expected Start Date: Fall 2017

Contact Information of the Chair of the Search Committee: Nancy E. Kinner, nancy.kinner@unh.edu

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for tenure-track position at the associate professor level with teaching, scholarship and outreach expertise in the area of environmental engineering (ENE) with specific teaching interests and an established research and outreach program in bioenvironmental engineering processes (e.g.; wastewater, water reuse, bioremediation). This position will strengthen the curriculum and research in existing areas of outstanding scholarship and provide continued growth in water treatment technology, marine pollution and remediation, marine/estuarine science and ocean engineering, genome-based biology, sustainability, and impacts of climate change on environmental processes. More information can be found at the departmental webpage: http://www.unh.edu/civil-engineering/.

The Department has ABET-Accredited BSCIE and BSENE undergraduate programs and with current total enrollments of 450 undergraduate students. The Department has a vibrant graduate program with MEng, MS and PhD programs. These new hires will help continue the growth, leadership and vitality of all of the programs (graduate and undergraduate) in the CEE Department.

It is desirable for candidates to have experience in team-based, interdisciplinary research, industrial experience, and be prepared to work with diverse communities and faculty to develop externally funded research with collaborators in the department, the college, and the university.  Responsibilities will include: teaching existing courses and developing new courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; advising and supervising undergraduate and graduate students; and participating in service and outreach activities.  An earned bachelor’s degree and doctorate in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a closely related field is required and professional registration is expected prior to tenure.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is ideally located in the rural town of Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, with ready access to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. UNH is nationally recognized as a Sustainable Learning Community - a land grant, sea grant, and space grant university that unites the spirit of discovery with the challenge of sustainability across its Curriculum, Operations, Research and Engagement. There are over 13,000 undergraduate students and over 2,000 graduate students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2016, but will be considered until the position is filled. All applicants will be required to apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu. Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, separate statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references.  These documents should be submitted as Acrobat files labeled “LastName.FirstName.DocumentType.pdf”.

The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.