The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering for Fall 2019. The position will be filled at the Associate Professor or Assistant Professor level.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in engineering or a related field, a proven record of scholarly activities, and potential for strong performance in cutting edge research and teaching in advanced biological tools to solve environmental engineering problems.  The faculty member will be expected to maintain an active program of externally-funded research and contribute to two separate ABET-accredited undergraduate education programs (Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering) as well as be active in our M.S. and Ph.D. graduate program.  The ability to acquire professional licensure is desired.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS), and throughout the UVM community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary.  Significant campus resources for research collaboration include: Advanced Genome Technologies Core, Complex Systems Center, Larner College of Medicine, Gund Institute for Environment, Vermont Genetics Network, Transportation Research Center, Vermont EPSCoR, Vermont Space Grant Consortium, and the Vermont Advanced Computing Core.

The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

Application materials (5 documents) must be submitted online at, posting number [F1163PO]:  (1) cover letter; (2) current curriculum vitae identifying specific areas of expertise; (3) a detailed statement of research interests; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; and (5) a diversity impact statement detailing how the candidate's research, teaching and/or service will advance diversity and inclusion at the University. References, though requested at the time of application, may be left blank. References will be required and requested for top candidates at a later date.  Inquiries may be addressed to Professor Britt A. Holmén, Search Committee Chairperson, at Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.