Environmental Engineering

Job Type
Job Rank
Assistant Professor
Job Institution
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Job Description

Title: Assistant Professor (Environmental Engineering)
Position Number: 84039
Hiring Unit: College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Location: UH Manoa
Date Posted:
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins January 3, 2023
Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Funding: General Funds

Other Conditions: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa invites applications for a full-time, general fund, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Environmental Engineering. The position is expected to begin August 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter, pending administrative clearance and availability of funds.

We seek applicants who work at the frontiers of their research areas and can complement existing research expertise within the Department, the College of Engineering, and the University. Research areas of particular interest include but are not limited to: physical and chemical treatment processes, fate and transport of chemical pollutants of emerging concerns, drinking water and wastewater infrastructure resilience, big data and artificial intelligence with environmental applications.

The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is the flagship campus of the University of Hawaii system, with a vision to be locally and globally recognized as a premier student-centered, Carnegie Research 1, community-serving university. The University places a strong emphasis on research and graduate education, and adheres to fair and inclusive recruitment and hiring procedures, and is a campus committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion excellence. For more information about the University, please visit https://manoa.hawaii.edu/. The CEE Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, and its undergraduate program is ABET accredited. Current enrollment is approximately 300 undergraduate and 60 graduate students. For more information on the department, please visit https//cee.hawaii.edu.

Duties and Responsibilities
● Teach assigned undergraduate and graduate-level courses, including via distance delivery modes.
● Develop a strong and externally funded research program that leads to publication in leading scholarly journals.
● Conduct and publish research work in leading scholarly journals as a record of scholarly activity.
● Serve as chair or member of committees in charge of candidates for advanced degrees.
● Participate in curricular development activities including the development of curricular materials and special instructional methods.
● Supervise independent study activities.
● Serve as academic advisor to students.
● Serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
● Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
● Perform related tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
● An earned Ph.D. degree (or ABD) in civil engineering, or a closely related field.
● Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching excellence and student mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
● Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental engineering.
● Demonstrated scholarly achievement, evidenced by a track record of conducting research and publishing scholarly materials.
● Ability to engage successfully in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment.

Desirable Qualifications
● Research focus on or experience with Hawai'i and/or the Asian/Pacific region.
● Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

To Apply:
Applications must be made online at:
Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2023. While candidates who complete their applications by January 3, 2023 will receive full consideration, the review process will continue until the position is filled. Applications will continue to be accepted, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach required documents to the online application. The applicants should submit (1) a cover letter specifying the position and the research area; (2) a statement of their research interests, activities, and plans; (3) a statement on their teaching philosophy, interests, and plan; (4) a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion; (5) a curriculum vitae detailing research and teaching accomplishments; (6) graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire); (7) copies of 4 relevant publications; and (8) the names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of 3 references.

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Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Tao Yan (taoyan@hawaii.edu).

EEO/AA: The University of Hawai'i is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, National Guard participation, breastfeeding, and arrest/court record (except as permissible under State law).