Faculty Position in Environmental Engineering

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI, USA 🇺🇸


The University of Michigan’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is searching for an environmental engineering faculty member whose interests align with the strategic vision of the department. This search is at any rank and applicants from all environmental engineering subdisciplines are encouraged to apply. The preferred start date is August 29, 2022. We seek candidates demonstrating exceptional innovation and creativity and who are interested in areas that align with the CEE Department’s strategic directions: Human Habitat Experience; Shaping Resource Flows; Adaptation; Autonomy; and Smart Infrastructure Finance.  Additional information on the strategic vision and directions of the CEE department may be found at: https://strategicdirections.cee.engin.umich.edu/.


To be considered for this position, a PhD (or equivalent) degree or current enrollment in a PhD-granting program is required. A successful candidate would be encouraged to collaborate with researchers in other departments and colleges across the University and to show abilities to translate fundamental advances into practice. At the associate and full professor levels, a strong record of student mentoring and teaching of courses that complement the CEE undergraduate and graduate curricula is expected. Candidates at all ranks are expected to develop new courses.

We seek faculty members who embrace our culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan – along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair, and inclusive environment – can be found at: https://www.engin.umich.edu/culture/diversity-equity-inclusion/.  The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department’s additional DEI initiatives may be found at https://cee.engin.umich.edu/about/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/

Application Instructions

Please submit your application that includes: 1) a cover letter with curriculum vitae; 2) statements of: research interests and their alignment with the CEE vision, teaching philosophy, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) plan; 3) a maximum of three representative research publications; and 4) the names and contact information for five references (three references for applicants to assistant professor rank).  Reviews of applications will begin on December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to Prof. Christian Lastoskie, the Search Committee Chair, [email protected].

The vision of the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan is to be the world’s preeminent college serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus, and service commitment permeates our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all our activities. Information about our vision, mission, and values can be found at: https://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/

The University of Michigan is a premier public university with top-rated engineering, medical, law, and business programs. The College of Engineering (CoE) is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally and intellectually diverse environment. The CoE is at the forefront of innovation through active collaboration with other campus entities, including the School for Environment and Sustainability, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Erb Institute, School of Information, Social Science Research Institute, School of Public Health, Michigan Medicine, and Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute.

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Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Apply by 1 December, 2021