University of Vermont, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

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Position ID:UVM-College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences-ENVIRONMENTALENGINEERING [#26555]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Burlington, Vermont 05401, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Civil and Environmental Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/11/08, listed until 2024/01/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Vermont invites tenure-track faculty applicants who work at the frontiers of Environmental Engineering and can complement existing research expertise within the Department, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, and the University. We seek candidates with research and teaching interests in environmental engineering, that are not limited to, but may include one or more of: water and wastewater treatment, environmental epidemiology, renewable energy, air quality, climate change mitigation and resilience, environmental lifecycle assessment, and environmental impacts of transportation systems.

The candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of externally-funded research and contribute to two separate ABET-accredited undergraduate education programs (Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering) as well as teach M.S. and Ph.D. graduate courses in their area of expertise. Applicants should have the ability to pursue an independent research program, collaborate across disciplinary boundaries, and have strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate mentoring. In addition, applicants should hold a PhD or be near completion of a doctoral program, and at least one of their degrees should be in Civil and/or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field.

The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive high-research university with a current enrollment of 12,000 undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. UVM’s 1,800 full and part-time faculty generated $260+ million dollars in research funding in 2023. UVM’s senior leadership is committed to continued research growth, and the university has recently invested heavily in research infrastructure including a new STEM building and a high-performance computing center. UVM is also home to the Gund Institute for the Environment, the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the Larner College of Medicine, providing extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, often rated as the best small city in America for quality of life, featuring year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains. The City of Burlington is one of the most environmentally progressive cities in the nation, with 100% of residential energy from renewable sources. Burlington was named the #2 “great place to live in America” by Kiplinger’s and Vermont was ranked the “Healthiest State in the USA” in 2019 by the United Health Foundation.

The University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. The University is especially interested in candidates who can support a culture of excellence at UVM, as articulated in Amplifying Our Impact that is diverse and inclusive as envisioned in Our Common Ground.

Application must be submitted online at, for position number 006305 and include the following documents: (1) a cover letter with names and contact information for at least three references (these must also be entered into the UVM Jobs application system and will be managed via that system); (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) a research statement that outlines the near- and long-term vision for your research program including external funding support, the mentoring and advancement of graduate students and potential collaboration within the department and across campus; (4) a teaching statement that outlines your expertise and teaching philosophy; (5) a statement of how you will promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at the University of Vermont. Inquiries may be addressed to Professor Ehsan Ghazanfari, Search Committee Chairperson, at Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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Contact: Ehsan Ghazanfari
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33 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405
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