Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow (Water Resources Engineering) via ASCE

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA, US

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral position in water resources engineering for the 2018-19 academic year. This position encompasses approx. 80% teaching and 20% research responsibilities for one academic year. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to develop a graduate-level class in their area of expertise. Industry experience and previous teaching experience are desirable but not required. Please specify area of expertise and teaching experience in cover letter.

To apply, visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete the required online faculty application, and submit to requisition #104821. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online application. Please attach to the online application: 1) cover letter indicating area of expertise and teaching experience (including courses previously taught if applicable); 2) résumé/cv; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) proposed research area (pedagogical or otherwise); and 5) unofficial transcripts from institutions at which degrees were awarded. Official transcripts will be required prior to initial appointment. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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Ph.D. in civil engineering or environmental engineering or a closely-related field, and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in a number of the following areas:

  • Introduction to Water Resources Engineering
  • Open Channel Hydraulics
  • Water Distribution Systems
  • Stormwater Management

Hydraulics Laboratory
Transport and Fate of Pollutants