Job Opportunities (CEE)

Faculty Position in Hydroscience

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at The University of Iowa seeks candidates for a tenure track position in its Hydraulic and Water Resources program.  The position is targeted at the Assistant Professor level but all ranks will be considered. A Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field is required.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship.  The successful candidate is expected to develop internationally recognized research programs and to contribute fully as a scholar through teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses and through service to flood related science and engineering.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

Expertise in several of the following areas is desired: hydrologic modeling and prediction, uncertainty analysis and modeling, hydroclimatology and hydrometeorology, hydrologic remote sensing, and urban hydrology.  Interest in field experimentation and informatics is desired.  Superb facilities exist for research in hydrology, hydraulics, and water quality in IIHR – Hydroscience and Engineering, the Keck Environmental Engineering and Science Laboratories, and the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station.

The Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including the Ph.D. programs in Hydraulics and Water Resources; Environmental Engineering and Science; Structures, Mechanics and Materials; and Transportation.  The successful candidate will conduct research through IIHR, a multidisciplinary center with a multi-million dollar research program in hydraulics, environmental engineering, fluid mechanics, hydrometeorology, and related areas.

The University and surrounding communities offer a vibrant intellectual and cultural atmosphere; a diverse international community; great public education system; friendly people; affordable homes; easy commutes; and many other assets that make it a great place to live and work.

Applications for this position must be submitted online at (Job # 60212). To be considered, applicants must submit a complete application package, consisting of a letter of application that includes a description of research interests and capabilities; a vitae, names and addresses of three references, copies of three publications, a one-page statement of the applicant’s teaching approach and experience; and an abstract for a seminar they would present if invited to interview.  Formal screening of the candidates will begin on November 15, 2011, for an August 2012 or earlier appointment.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We especially encourage applications from minorities and women.