Central Michigan University Environmental Engineering (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor) in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Position Information

Position Summary

Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering, beginning August 2019 The School of Engineering & Technology at Central Michigan University (CMU) seeks an experienced and dynamic individual for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in the newly established environmental engineering program. The appointment will begin fall semester, 2019.

Required Responsibilities: 1. Establish (or collaborate with existing faculty) a vigorous, externally funded research program and publish scholarship in competitive refereed journals. This includes applying for external funding to support teaching, research and professional service and supervising undergraduate and graduate student research. 2. Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories in environmental engineering. 3. Participate and be actively involved in the Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) program. 4. Be actively engaged in advising, professional development and service activities. Professional activities include participating in meetings, workshops establishing appropriate relationships with industry, government, and other relevant entities. 5. Participate in activities related to EAC/ABET accreditation of the Environmental Engineering program. 6. Advise senior project teams in environmental engineering-related fields.

Required Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. in environmental, or other closely related, engineering field; ABD candidates will be considered if degree completion is assured before duties commence.
  2. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  3. Demonstrated strong commitment to and potential for research that attracts external funding and leads to publications in competitive peer-reviewed journals.
  4. Demonstrated ability to develop and teach courses and laboratories in environmental engineering.
  5. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Preferred Qualifications
  1. An undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering.
  2. Ph.D. with academic experience in environmental engineering.
  3. Previous teaching experience at the university level.
  4. Relevant industrial or government experience.
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About CMU

Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.

CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.

Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences.

The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfilling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.

Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling.

Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, and restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.

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Position Title: Environmental Engineering (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor)

College/Unit: College of Science and Engineering

Home Department: School of Engineering and Technology

Employee Group: Tenure-Track Faculty - Academic Year

Employment Status: Full-Time

Position Type: 9 month (Academic Year)

Position Classification: Tenure Track Faculty

Position Begin Date: 08/19/2019

About the Department: The School of Engineering and Technology currently offers three ABET accredited engineering programs in computer engineering (BSCE), electrical engineering (BSEE), and mechanical engineering (BSME). The School of Engineering and Technology presently has 25 full-time faculty members and also offers undergraduate majors in industrial, mechanical and product design engineering technology. The School also has an MS in Engineering program. Courses are taught in an attractive 70,000 square foot engineering & technology building which houses more than twenty laboratories and support spaces. To learn more about the school, visit the school website.

Posting Begins: 09/17/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Type of Recruitment: External