Environmental Engineering

Friday, October 8, 2021
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor - Tenure System
Job Institution: 
Michigan State University
Job Description: 

Position Title: Assistant Professor - Tenure System

College of Engineering


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position in any area that complements the mission and existing research strengths in the CEE department.

Position Summary

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated starting date of August 16, 2022. Candidates must have appropriate academic background and a doctoral degree at the time of appointment.

The Department invites applications from highly motivated individuals who can complement the mission, expertise and current strengths of the department in teaching, research and service. Applicants from all areas of civil and environmental engineering are encouraged to apply; however, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate training sufficient to teach environmental chemistry and other courses among those traditionally taught in undergraduate and graduate environmental engineering programs. The candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research and teaching program and synergistically complement the existing expertise in the Department and College. The successful candidate is also expected to build effective collaborations within the Department, College, and University. All areas of research specialization will be considered, but preference will be given to those that are complementary to existing strengths of environmental engineering faculty. Broadly the existing expertise include environmental separation processes, environmental nanotechnologies, bioremediation, pathogen detection, surface and groundwater contaminant hydrology, sustainability, soil remediation, landfill design and operation, building health (including indoor air quality), and sustainable energy systems.

Required Degree
Doctorate - Civil or Environmental Engineering, or a closely-related engineering discipline

Required Application Materials
Interested individuals should submit an application for this position through http://careers.msu.edu and refer to posting #739789. Applicants must submit 1) a detailed resume, 2) a cover letter summarizing their qualifications, 3) vision statement for teaching 4) vision statement for research, 5) a diversity statement, and 6) names and contact information for at least three references. Items 3, 4, and 5 should be limited to one page each. For full consideration please submit application materials by December 15, 2021. Application review will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position are welcome by contacting Dr. Syed Hashsham, Search Committee chair by email at CEE_Search@egr.msu.edu.

Special Instructions
Review of Applications Begins On


MSU Statement
MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing and the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 470,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. Michigan State University is proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career partners, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/. Information about WorkLife at MSU can be found at https://worklife.msu.edu/.