Faculty - Tenure/Tenure Track

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor - Engineering - 9 MONTH
Job Institution: 
University of Arkansas
Job Description: 

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates with a research focus in the field of environmental engineering are encouraged to apply.

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in civil engineering, advise undergraduate and graduate students, publish in peer reviewed journals, and develop and maintain an externally funded research program that will complement existing strengths within the department.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or closely related field by July 2022 conferred by the start of employment
  • Must have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (F.E.), and registration as a professional engineer (P.E.) in Arkansas is required before tenure is awarded

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Diversity Statement, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents:
Proof of Veteran Status

Recruitment Contact Information:
Wen Zhang, Associate Professor, wenzhang@uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

The College of Engineering is dedicated to building and supporting a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty, staff, and administration committed to teaching and working in an inclusive environment. The College strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, differently-abled individuals, LGBTQIA+, and veterans. To promote equity and excellence, selection committees will consider any career interruptions experienced by applicants. As such, applicants are invited to share related circumstances and explain how the interruptions have impacted their career path.

Complete details regarding the position can be found at https://civil-engineering.uark.edu/.  Screening of the applicants will begin October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. To be considered, applicants will need to submit in a single PDF document the following required documents: a curriculum vitae, cover letter/letter of application, diversity statement, a list of three professional references (name, title, email address and contact number), statement of research philosophy, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Applicants are asked to submit a single PDF file that includes all required documents to apply.

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The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.