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University of Utah Assistant-Associate-Full Professor in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CVEEN) at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Environmental Engineering related to experimental investigation of resilient and sustainable ecosystems with a start date of August 16, 2016. The position is anticipated to be filled at the Assistant Professor level although outstanding candidates at other levels are encouraged to apply. This position is part of the University of Utahs priority to build a diverse faculty; thus, female and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Position Description - The successful applicant will be required to teach undergraduate and graduate courses within CVEEN, develop an externally-funded research program, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and provide departmental, college and university service. An earned doctorate in Civil and Environment Engineering or a closely aligned field before the date of hire is required. Strong communication skills and the ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies are also necessary. The need for humans to continuously adapt to global change is a common theme within the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering. To address these global effects, we seek an individual capable of incorporating ecosystem responses across various scales into research and teaching areas related to (but not limited to): Perturbation response in sustainable natural and engineered ecosystems at the food, energy and water interface; Advanced sensors in water and wastewater applications; Application of nano and membrane technologies for water purification; Environmental and ecosystem health impacts related to water reuse and contaminants of emerging concern; Modeling, life-cycle assessment, and multi-scale experimental testing related to nonlinear ecosystem performance and cascading effects; Fate and transport of atmospheric contaminants in the environment. Candidates with strong core fundamentals that allow them to work across disciplinary boundaries are particularly encouraged to apply. Exceptional applicants in other emerging areas of environmental engineering will also be given strong consideration. Intellectual depth, innovation and promise of candidates are of higher priority than their specific research areas. Part of the Pac-12 Conference, the University of Utah is a Carnegie Research-Extensive University located in Salt Lake City at the foothills of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. Founded in 1850, the University of Utah now enrolls over 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The area experiences the four seasons and is known for world-class outdoor recreational activities including skiing, hiking, and biking. The State of Utah has more national parks and scenic areas than any other state. Growth in transportation, energy, mining, software, semiconductors, finance, education, healthcare, and business job sectors have contributed to the States prosperity, despite the difficult national economy. The CVEEN department is one of seven rapidly growing departments within the College of Engineering. In the past decade, the number of tenure-track faculty positions has grown by 50% and research expenditures have more than tripled, to $81.5 million per year, placing our College in the top 30 engineering universities in the country for research volume. The CVEEN Department currently has 19 tenure track faculty members plus 3 unfilled positions including this vacancy, 112 full-time graduate students, and 378 undergraduate students. The department has an active research program with over $14 million in external funding in 2015. Additional information about the Department is available at: Application Process - Electronic application materials (pdf format) should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements o