Earth and Environmental Engineering: Assistant Professor

Job Type
Job Rank
Earth and Environmental Engineering: Assistant Professor
Job Institution
Columbia University
Job Description

Position Description

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York. 

The Earth and Environmental Engineering department welcomes applications in all areas of earth and environmental engineering focusing on sustainable water, energy, and materials.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the advancement of their field and the department by developing an original and leading externally funded research program, and to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department.  Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University. The Department actively participates in the school-wide Engineering for Humanity initiatives that relate to climate adaptation and climate risk mitigation for water and energy systems, global hydrology and climate sensitivity, water desalination, carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS), energy storage, and systems engineering and integration.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants for this position must demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Application Instructions

For additional information and to apply, please see: Applications should be submitted electronically to and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a publication list, a research statement including a description of research accomplishments, a statement of teaching interests and plans, a DE&I (diversity, equity and inclusion) statement, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. All applications received by November 15, 2022 will receive full consideration. Inquiries should be directed to

Applicants can consult for more information about the department. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran.