[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor of Hydraulics/Water Resources Engineering

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Hydraulics/Water Resources Engineering (id:28792)

Department:

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Bargaining Unit:

AFUM

# of Months:

9

Purpose:

The
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CIE) at the
University of Maine (UMaine) invites applications for a tenure track
position in one of the following areas of specialization: environmental
fluid mechanics, hydraulics, or water resources engineering. Expected
areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: environmental fluid
mechanics, river mechanics, sediment transport, ecohydraulics, lake and
reservoir engineering, coastal engineering, and water quality modeling.
The position will be filled at the assistant professor level. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities
include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in hydraulics, open
channel hydraulics, and/or water resources modeling; establishing and
maintaining a nationally-competitive funded research program; authoring
high-quality peer-reviewed publications; training M.S. and Ph.D.
students, and actively engaging in service to the profession,
university, and state.  Information about the CIE Department can be
found at http://www.civil.umaine.edu. The successful candidate will join a
dynamic engineering program dedicated to high-quality teaching,
scholarship, and service. We are a faculty that supports work-life
balance.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:

Applicants
are required to hold B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering, or
closely related discipline, with a specialization in fluid mechanics
and/or water resources by the date of hire. Professional registration or
ability to become registered is required.

UMaine
is the primary graduate-degree granting institution in the state. The
university is Maine’s designated Land Grant and Sea Grant institution,
with a Carnegie Classification of High Research Activity University. A
number of interdisciplinary research centers and institutes at the
university afford excellent opportunities for collaborative research.
These include Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC),
Aquaculture Research Institute, Climate Change Institute, Darling Marine
Center, Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions,
and National Center for Geographical Information & Analysis. As
part of ASCC-led offshore renewable energy initiative, a new
state-of-the-art Wind-Wave Basin experimental facility
(http://ift.tt/1Q8GA6D) was established in 2015. Furthermore,
UMaine Advanced Computing Group offers significant computational
resources to support high performance computing, advanced data storage
and management, as well as visualization.

 

Appropriate background checks are required.

 

All
UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and
procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related
screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information
Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.

 

Materials
must be submitted via “Apply For Position”.  You will need to create a
profile and application; upload 1)submit a cover letter describing your
background and how you would contribute to the research and teaching
mission of the department 2) a resume/curriculum vitae which fully
describes your qualifications and experiences, 3) statement of teaching
philosophy, 4) statement of research interests, and provide contact
information for three professional references.  Incomplete application
materials cannot be considered. Applications should be submitted to the
Department of Human Resources via http://ift.tt/1Bk7HUj.
Review of applications will begin December 31, 2015 and will continue
until the position is filled, however, applications received after the
first screening date of  December 31, 2015 will be considered at the
discretion of the University.

 

As
an NSF ADVANCE institution, UMaine is committed to diversity in our
workforce and to dual-career couples. It is our intention to create an
environment that is inclusive of all individuals. Therefore, UMaine
aspires to become a more diverse community in order to extend its
enriching benefits to all participants. An essential feature of our
community is an environment that supports exploration, learning, and
work free from bias and harassment, thereby improving the growth and
development of each member of the community.

 

The
University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status,
or any other characteristic protected by law.

Length:

Academic Year (Sept-May)

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Research Philosophy, Resume/CV, Teaching Philosophy

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