[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor of Hydraulics/Water Resources Engineering

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon Nov 2 20:15:21 MST 2015

 *Position Title*:
Assistant Professor of Hydraulics/Water Resources Engineering (id:28792)
Civil & Environmental Engineering
*Bargaining Unit*:
*# of Months*:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CIE) at the
University of Maine (UMaine) invites applications for a tenure track
position in one of the following areas of specialization: environmental
fluid mechanics, hydraulics, or water resources engineering. Expected areas
of expertise include, but are not limited to: environmental fluid
mechanics, river mechanics, sediment transport, ecohydraulics, lake and
reservoir engineering, coastal engineering, and water quality modeling. The
position will be filled at the assistant professor level.
*Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in
hydraulics, open channel hydraulics, and/or water resources modeling;
establishing and maintaining a nationally-competitive funded research
program; authoring high-quality peer-reviewed publications; training M.S.
and Ph.D. students, and actively engaging in service to the profession,
university, and state.  Information about the CIE Department can be found
at www.civil.umaine.edu. The successful candidate will join a dynamic
engineering program dedicated to high-quality teaching, scholarship, and
service. We are a faculty that supports work-life balance.

*Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications*:

Applicants are required to hold B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil
Engineering, or closely related discipline, with a specialization in fluid
mechanics and/or water resources by the date of hire. Professional
registration or ability to become registered is required.

UMaine is the primary graduate-degree granting institution in the state.
The university is Maine’s designated Land Grant and Sea Grant institution,
with a Carnegie Classification of High Research Activity University. A
number of interdisciplinary research centers and institutes at the
university afford excellent opportunities for collaborative research. These
include Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC), Aquaculture
Research Institute, Climate Change Institute, Darling Marine Center,
Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, and
National Center for Geographical Information & Analysis. As part of
ASCC-led offshore renewable energy initiative, a new state-of-the-art
Wind-Wave Basin experimental facility (http://composites.umaine.edu/w2/)
was established in 2015. Furthermore, UMaine Advanced Computing Group
offers significant computational resources to support high performance
computing, advanced data storage and management, as well as visualization.

Appropriate background checks are required.

All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and
procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings,
and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety
Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.

Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position".  You will need to
create a profile and application; upload 1)submit a cover letter describing
your background and how you would contribute to the research and teaching
mission of the department 2) a resume/curriculum vitae which fully
describes your qualifications and experiences, 3) statement of teaching
philosophy, 4) statement of research interests, and provide contact
information for three professional references.  Incomplete application
materials cannot be considered. Applications should be submitted to the
Department of Human Resources via https://umaine.hiretouch.com
<https://umain.hiretouch.com>. Review of applications will begin December
31, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled, however,
applications received after the first screening date of  December 31, 2015
will be considered at the discretion of the University.

As an NSF ADVANCE institution, UMaine is committed to diversity in our
workforce and to dual-career couples. It is our intention to create an
environment that is inclusive of all individuals. Therefore, UMaine aspires
to become a more diverse community in order to extend its enriching
benefits to all participants. An essential feature of our community is an
environment that supports exploration, learning, and work free from bias
and harassment, thereby improving the growth and development of each member
of the community.

*The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.*
Academic Year (Sept-May)
*Required Documents*:
Cover Letter, Research Philosophy, Resume/CV, Teaching Philosophy
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