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Open Faculty Positions in Water & Sustainability

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Environmental Engineering (EVEN) Program at the University of Colorado Boulder is currently seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the area of Water Sustainability. These positions are part of the long-term growth plans for the program, focusing in this area. These positions will complement two positions filled during the last year and are open at all levels with special consideration given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level. Ideally, candidates should have teaching and research interests in 1) environmental analytical chemistry or 2) water reuse based areas such as microbial pathogens, toxicology, and systems analysis (e.g., energy and resource recovery). The positions will be rostered in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering (CEAE). Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in environmental engineering or a related field. Professional registration or an ability to become a registered professional engineer is desirable, but not required. The EVEN Program is one of the largest in the nation, with 19 full-time program faculty, over 220 undergraduate students, and over 70 graduate students. 

Environmental engineering program faculty participate in one of the College of Engineering and Applied Science Interdisciplinary Research Themes, Water-Energy Nexus, which provides opportunities for collaboration and seed support for innovative interdisciplinary research. (

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Successful candidates will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, contribute professional service, and develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program in their technical areas while fostering collaboration with other faculty. Candidates whose expertise cuts across engineering disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. In their application candidates should describe their interests in teaching, graduate student researcher training, and their plans to develop a recognized research program based on scholarly work in their field. Inclusiveness and diversity are valued characteristics of the faculty and students in the EVEN program, as well as primary objectives of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the University of Colorado Boulder campus. 

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at The University of Colorado Boulder is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Curriculum Vitae.
  2. Cover letter stating your research areas (1 page).
  3. Statement describing your goals related to teaching (2 - 3 pages).
  4. Statement describing your goals related to research (2 - 3 pages).
  5. You will need to submit 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation at a later time. This information will be kept confidential.
Review of applications will start on November 12, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Posting Contact Name: R. Scott Summers

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