The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) and College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible or tenured Associate or Full Professor with joint appointments in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and the Department of Environmental Sciences (EVSC). This position will lead a cluster of seven new faculty working in the area of Resilience in the Face of Environmental Change and provide academic leadership in the area of Global Water Resilience. The selected candidate will be expected to teach courses at the intersection of environmental engineering and science disciplines, mentor graduate students and participate in the research mission of the University. The candidate’s research area should complement current University focus areas with a particular emphasis in changing regional and global water resources and water quality in relation to human welfare. Salary, rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications and experience. The primary appointment will be determined based upon specialty of the incumbent.
Candidates must have a PhD in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Earth and Environmental Sciences, or a closely related discipline as well as demonstrate a strong history of service to the profession. A record of excellence in teaching, research, service, outreach, and leadership in Environmental Engineering and/or Environmental Science; a vision and a long-term commitment to help bring these departments to new heights of international excellence; extensive experience in teamwork and effectively leading interdisciplinary groups; excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and team building skills; skills in institutional advancement and a track record of securing funding, especially from external agencies; commitment to diversity and respect for others are required. Preference will be given to candidates who are internationally recognized for research under the broad umbrella of resiliency in the face of environmental change and to those who are effective mentors to students and an effective classroom instructor.
The award of tenure-eligible requires documentation of excellence in one area (research or teaching), scholarship and regional reputation. The award of tenure requires documented excellence in two areas (research or teaching), scholarship and emerging national reputation.
The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0617880.
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A more detailed position description can be found at the departments’ websites at http://www.evsc.virginia.edu andhttp://cee.virginia.edu.