Environmental Engineering

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Job Institution: 
University of Florida
Job Description: 

The Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences (EES) in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) at the University of Florida, one of the leading US institutions in the area of sustainable materials management, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at Ast/Aso/Full Professor levels.Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in an appropriate field of science or engineering. We seek creative, highly productive engineers and scientists who have demonstrated innovative research in their field of study, who will collaborate with current faculty in the field of sustainable materials management to make significant advancements in reduction, resource and energy extraction, recycling and beneficial reuse, and sustainable disposal of domestic solid waste streams and industrial byproducts.

Preference will be given to candidates with a research focus in the following areas: 1) technologies for automated materials identification/separation and resource extraction, 2) innovative processes for recycling and beneficial use of waste materials, 3) design and evaluation tools for characterizing sustainable materials management systems of the future. Candidates must demonstrate a strong interest in and record of interdisciplinary research that aligns with the mission of the University of Florida’s Sustainable Materials Management Group. Research approaches can include theoretical, numerical, or experimental methods. The successful candidates will be expected to build a strong externally funded research program; provide professional service; teach and develop courses at the undergraduate and graduate level; and develop research collaborations and synergistic activities with other faculty members of EES, ESSIE, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, and the University of Florida.

To be considered, interested candidates should apply through the University of Florida by visiting http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/495161/astasofull-prof, referencing requisition number 495161, andattaching:

  • Current CV
  • Statements of teaching and research plans (2-3 pages each) with a focus on how those plans will support college, school, and Sustainable Materials Management Group initiatives,
  • Up to three representative journal articles (co-) authored by the applicant,
  • Names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five references.
  • Cover letter addressed to Dr. David Kaplan

For more information about the position, ESSIE, and the department, visit www.essie.ufl.edu, and contact Timothy Townsend at ttown@ufl.edu.  

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  The “government in the sunshine” laws of Florida require that all documents relating to the search process, including letters of application/nomination and reference, be available for public inspection.