Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering
The University of Toledo
March 13, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The College of Engineering at The University of Toledo is seeking an outstanding scholar and educator to fill one full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Environmental Engineering as early as August 2018. Applicants must have research and teaching interests relevant to traditional and emerging areas of Environmental Engineering. All candidates with a strong potential for securing an externally-funded research program and the ability to effectively teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses and labs in environmental engineering will be considered. Candidates with research expertise in emerging areas, such as resource recovery, sustainable and resilient water and waste water treatment systems, sensors, environmental biotechnology, waste management, big data, and renewable energy are preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to support and develop the department’s new undergraduate program in Environmental Engineering, develop and sustain an externally-funded research program, mentor both undergraduate and graduate students (M.S. & Ph.D.), and engage in professional service activities. The department encourages and supports collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications, and an attractive benefits and startup package will be provided. Consideration of qualified candidates will begin after April 5, 2018, and the position will remain open until an appointment is made. For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents in PDF form at https://jobs.utoledo.edu: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and interests (up to two pages); summary of research interests and vision (up to three pages); copies of three journal publications; and a list of three references, including names, addresses, emails, and telephone number. References will not be contacted before phone interviews. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Ashok Kumar, Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at email@example.com.
The University of Toledo is one of only seventeen U.S. public universities to offer professional and graduate academic programs in business, education, engineering, health and human services, law, medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. The University is state-assisted, with an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students, of which about 4,400 are graduate and professional students. The University of Toledo recently established a campus-wide, interdisciplinary Water Task Force with a state-of-the-art water testing lab. Opportunities exist to participate in ongoing Water Task Force projects related to environmental and public health. Additional faculty resources include The Instrumentation Center, Center for Materials and Sensor Characterization, Advanced Microscopy and Imaging Center, Genetic Genomic Core, and Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization. For more information about the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at The University of Toledo, please visit http://www.eng.utoledo.edu/civil/.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Environmental Engineering or a closely related area at the time of application or before appointment. One to two years of postdoctoral or research and development experience beyond the Ph.D. degree is highly desirable.
Internal Number: 999604
About The University of Toledo
Situated in the heart of the Midwest, Toledo, Ohio is a convergence of highways, railways and waterways that have long made Toledo a transportation hub. Located at the intersection of I-75 and I-80/90, the two busiest highways in the country, Toledo is where things get built. Smart things like solar panels and biotech. Iconic things like Jeep® brand SUVs and Libbey glass; home to several corporate entities – Owens Corning, Owens Illinois, Dana Corporation, Jeep and First Solar. Strengths in bioscience, agribusiness, transportation and logistics, result in a thriving arts and cultural scene with diverse career opportunities and growth for our region.
The University of Toledo, situated on more than 450 acres of land is bordered by thriving quiet residential neighborhoods. It is a dynamic state-supported urban university with first-class science departments and strong professional programs in engineering, law, medicine, and pharmacy. Total enrollment is over 20,000 students. More information about the University is available on the web at http://www.utoledo.edu.
The University of Toledo was founded in 1872 as the Toledo University of Arts and Trades, and became a municipa...l university in 1884. The University of Toledo is a nationally recognized, state-supported, comprehensive metropolitan university. It is an institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission that offers 143 undergraduate, 170 masters, 55 doctoral and first professional degree programs, and 11 specialist degree programs. The institution, first and foremost, is a dynamic, scholarly community of teachers, researchers and learners, with undergraduate and graduate education and research being the University’s highest priorities. The University is located in northwest Ohio in the city of Toledo and has a main campus that houses the majority of its undergraduate students and academic colleges, a health science campus that houses the Colleges of Medicine and Life Sciences, Nursing, and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; a campus at the Toledo Museum of Art for the College of Communication and the Arts; and others campuses that include the Lake Erie Center where water and fish environment research is conducted, the Arboretum, and the Scott Park campus where Toledo Early College for High School students take college classes.