Open Rank-Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Water Resources (groundwater/surface water hydrology and/or environmental hydraulics)

University of Colorado-Denver

Denver, CO, USA 🇺🇸

Faculty 

Description

University of Colorado Denver

Department: Civil Engineering

Job Title: Open Rank-Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Position #00350161 – Requisition #: 29328

Job Summary:The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position in Water Resources (groundwater/surface water hydrology and/or environmental hydraulics). We are seeking applicants with crosscutting expertise in one or more areas of analytical and applied hydrology including: contaminated groundwater remediation, porous media clogging and permeability; public health; global health, and/or sustainable infrastructure systems. Ideal applicants will also have experience or demonstrated interest in community engagement, equity, and social justice in their research and/or teaching. 
Why Join Us:The Department of Civil Engineering has 10 full time tenured and tenure track faculty, 4 clinical teaching track, and many part time lecturers. The department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including masters and doctoral, in civil engineering, construction engineering management, and construction management. While the civil engineering program has been accredited continuously since its inception, the newly formed construction disciplines have yet to be reviewed. In 2022, the department had 130 graduate students and 10 certificate students while the undergraduate disciplines had 296 students.The College of Engineering, Design and Computing takes pride in having a faculty of excellent scholars and engineering practitioners. We attract hard-working students who are enthusiastic about engineering, and we are redesigning engineering education to create the agile versatile engineers of the future. Providing an education of enduring value to our students is at the heart of our College mission.We focus on providing our students with a comprehensive engineering education at the undergraduate, graduate and professional level. Faculty conduct research that spans our five disciplines of civil, electrical and mechanical engineering, bioengineering, and computer science and engineering. The college collaborates with industry from around the state; our laboratories and research opportunities give students the hands-on experience they need to excel in the professional world.We integrate design innovation and computing technology across disciplines, in conjunction with authentic experiences that develop human and social skills such as creativity, collaboration, entrepreneurship, and leadership. We embrace and leverage our setting across urban and medical campuses to broadly impact the social and economic growth of the Denver urban corridor through enterprise partnerships. Our goal is to emerge as Denver’s technological innovation engine and significantly impact Colorado, the nation, and the world via informatics, infrastructure, sustainability, as a smart city.For more information, please visit our website at https://engineering.ucdenver.edu/.Founded in 1973, the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) offers a modern, comprehensive urban education with multiple paths to success—in life and career—delivered how, when, and where you want it. CU Denver is the state’s premier public urban research university, offering more than 100 degree programs in seven schools and colleges and across a spectrum of bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional and continuing education options. Research, internship, and apprenticeship experiences are a hallmark of a CU Denver education, giving learners an excellent education and real-work skills and job experience along the way.Globally connected and locally invested, CU Denver partners with more than 15,000 future-focused learners—among the most diverse in the state—to design accessible, relevant, transformative educational experiences for every stage of life and career. Our proximity to downtown Denver enables many opportunities to enhance lives, careers, and professional networks as we are located within steps of the city’s business, political, and arts corridor – and we have deep partnerships in the city, state, and region to help create or accelerate learners’ paths.Our leading faculty inspires and works alongside students to solve complex challenges through boundary-breaking innovation and impactful research and creative work. As part of the state’s largest university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with 2,000 employees and an annual economic impact of $800 million.The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness.
Diversity and Equity:The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below:Assistant Professor:Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related fieldA strong academic recordAssociate Professor:Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related fieldA strong academic record including significant number of peer reviewed publicationsRecord of external research funding and evidence of mentoring of MS and PhD student researchExperience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and diverse student populationsProfessor:Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related fieldA strong academic record including significant number of peer reviewed publicationsRecord of external research funding and evidence of mentoring of MS and PhD student researchExperience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and diverse student populationsPreferred Qualifications:Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, guide an active scholarly research program, integrate with current research activities, collaborate across discipline boundaries, and obtain funding from competitive external funding agenciesEngagement in professional service such as grant and journal referee and eventual familiarization with engineering accreditation processes is expected of all department faculty.Commitment to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the field through research, teaching, and service and would ideally be engaged in activities to promote itAn advocate of professional engineering licensure as indicated by having an active registration or a demonstrated plan to obtain such credentialsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability and commitment to pursue and establish externally funded research programs and direct MS and PhD student researchCommitment to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and diverse student populationsExpertise in one or more areas of analytical and applied hydrology including: contaminated groundwater remediation, porous media clogging and permeability; public health; global health, and/or sustainable infrastructure systems 
How to Apply:For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the positionA current curriculum vitae/resumeThe names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for at least three professional referencesStatement of teaching philosophy, experience, and interestsApplications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.Questions should be directed to: Kevin Rens, kevin.rens@ucdenver.edu 
Screening of Applications Begins:Screening begins immediately, but preference will be given to complete applications received by April 1, 2023. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered. 
Anticipated Pay Range:The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:Assistant Professor: $90,000 – $95,000per 9 month academic year. Additional salary for summer months can be sourced from research funds or for additional duties.Associate Professor: $95,000 – $105,000per 9 month academic year. Additional salary for summer months can be sourced from research funds or for additional duties.Professor: $105,000 – $115,000per 9 month academic year. Additional salary for summer months can be sourced from research funds or for additional duties.The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125
ADA Statement:The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu​.
Background Check Statement:The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
Vaccination Statement:The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirusDenver Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.The University of Colorado seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Qualifications

See Qualifications list above

      Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy    

Job Category: Faculty 

Primary Location: Denver 

Department: U0001 — DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS – 30073 – CEDC-Civil Engineering 

Schedule: Full-time 

Posting Date: Mar 16, 2023 

Unposting Date: Ongoing 

Position Number: 00350161


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DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development