Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor

Florida State University

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 20, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Florida A&M University – Florida State University (FAMU-FSU) joint College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Environmental Engineering. The successful candidate’s expertise is expected to complement and strengthen existing faculty research and teaching in environmental engineering and water resources. All research areas will be considered, but priority will be given to candidates who can build upon existing strengths in environmental sustainability, renewable energy, water-energy nexus issues, environmental impacts of energy and/or nano-materials, or sustainable solid and hazardous waste management. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in civil and/or environmental engineering or closely related field from an ABET accredited institution. Post-doctoral experience in topics related to environmental renewable energy systems or environmental sustainability is preferred. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a robust externally-funded research program, have a strong commitment to teaching excellence in undergraduate and graduate courses and advising students, and participate in college and professional service. The successful candidate will join 17 full-time faculty members in a department with approximately 350 undergraduate and 60 graduate students.

Applicants should send their letter of application, curriculum vitae, research plan, teaching plan, and the names and contact information for four references to: Dr. Gang Chen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2525 Pottsdamer Street, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Tallahassee, FL 32310. Electronic submissions will be accepted only if they are sent as a single PDF format file to EnvEngSearch@fsu.edu. Evaluation will start October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is expected to begin January, 2015. Additional information about both universities and the department may be found at http://www.eng.fsu.edu. Qualified women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. FAMU and FSU are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.

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