Assistant Professor in Water Resources Engineering

Jackson State University

Jackson, MS, USA 🇺🇸

Position Details

Position Information

Posting NumberF00256P
Position TitleAssistant Professor
DepartmentCivil and Environmental Engineering
SalaryNot listed.
Grant FundedNo
LocationMain Campus
Faculty, Staff, Admin or StudentFaculty
Number of Vacancies1
Desired start date01/04/2022
Position SummaryThe Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Industrial Systems & Technology at Jackson State University is seeking applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at
the Assistant Professor level for Fall 2023 in the area of WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING.The University is a state supported institution, and is located in the capital city of Mississippi, which is the major metropolitan area of the state. The university with a Carnegie designation of “Doctoral University -High Research Activity” has a diverse student body, and approximately 95 comprehensive degree programs from the baccalaureate through the doctorate are delivered. Candidates for the position are expected to be responsive and committed to a diverse student body, and collaborate with their colleagues.


Minimum Required EducationA Ph.D. in Civil/Environmental Engineering or a closely related discipline is required.
Minimum Required ExperienceNot listed.
Minimum Required Licenses and/or CertificationsA professional engineering (P.E.) license is highly desirable.
QualificationsDesired qualifications include potential for the development of very active externally funded research programs, high quality journal publications, and industrial experience.
Skills and AbilitiesA strong commitment to the development of a very active externally funded research program, and publications in high quality refereed engineering journals are required.
Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesTeach water resources, and other civil , general engineering and related courses, as assigned by the Department Chair.Conduct independent research.Obtain significant external funding, and publish actively in top referred engineering journals.Advise graduate (MS and Ph.D.) students.Initiate and participate in collaborative research both internally and externally.Participate in meaningful service activities, including university, community, and professional service.Participate in the assessment, ABET accreditation process, recruitment, curriculum development, and other service activities as assigned by the Department Chair.Candidates for the position are expected to be responsive and committed to a diverse student body and collaborate with their colleagues.

Posting Detail Information

EEO StatementJackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Background Check StatementJackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.
Open Date12/07/2022
Close Date12/21/2022
Open Until Filled (overrides close field)No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • G.E.D.
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate’s degree
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Master’s degree
    • Specialist degree
    • Ph.D.
    • Juris Doctorate
    • None of the above
  2. * Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Other Document 1
  6. Other Document 2
  7. Other Document 3
  8. Letter of Reference 1
  9. Letter of Reference 2
  10. Letter of Reference 3





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