Tenure Track Faculty Geoengineering at Colorado State University

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November 5, 2011

Job Position: Tenure track faculty Geoengineering
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Employer: Colorado State University
Type: Full Time – Experienced
Category: Biogeosciences
Required Education: Doctorate


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position in geoengineering, which encompasses, but is not necessarily restricted to, the disciplines of geoenvironmental, geological, and/or geotechnical engineering. Focus areas of interest include development and evaluation of innovative geomaterials and technologies, development of renewable energy sources, sustainability in geoengineering, reuse of waste materials, geoengineering of new and rehabilitated dams, and biological applications, although strong candidates in other focus areas will be considered. A primary attribute of the successful candidate will be the ability to attract and perform interdisciplinary research. The appointment is expected to be made at the assistant or associate professor level, although exceptional candidates who have held the rank of full professor also may be considered.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) teach graduate and undergraduate courses in civil engineering and/or geoengineering related disciplines; (2) continue or create a strong program of sponsored research and scholarly activity and cooperate in multidisciplinary research; and (3) contribute to professional and university service and outreach activities. Preference will be given to experimentalists who will use existing laboratory infrastructure and testing facilities, which include two well equipped research laboratories.

Qualifications: Applicants must have outstanding credentials in geoengineering including an undergraduate degree and a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a geoengineering related discipline (e.g., geoenvironmental engineering, geological engineering, geotechnical engineering) completed by July 1, 2012. The candidates must exhibit the potential to obtain and conduct sponsored research and must possess the ability to perform interdisciplinary research and to work on multidisciplinary research teams. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their education, accomplishments in research and scholarly activity, teaching experience and effectiveness, communication skills, and their fit with this position description. Appointments will be made at levels commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Salary and benefits: CSU provides full academic year salary, excellent benefits, and extensive facilities and laboratories. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A benefits package is included (http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/index.html).

Proposed start date: August 15, 2012.

Deadline: For full consideration, please submit an application by January 15th, 2012.

To Apply: Applications must include a cover letter, a resume that includes a detailed list of any sponsored research and publications, and a description of any teaching experience, including the results of evaluations of teaching effectiveness if applicable. Candidates applying at the rank of assistant professor must provide a copy of college transcripts and the contact information for a minimum of three references. Candidates at the associate and full professor levels will be required to provide reference contact information at a later date should they progress in the search process. Applications should be filed electronically and uploaded to http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce/geoengsearch/

For more information about the University and its resources, please visit the department’s web site at: http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce/.

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

NOTES: Employer will assist with relocation costs.

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