Assistant Professor: Civil & Environmental Engineering

Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rowan University
Tenure-track position

Description: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University is seeking dynamic applicants for two tenure track positions at the assistant professor level. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to: teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, guide an active scholarly research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students, obtain funding from competitive external funding agencies and engage in relevant service activities.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the development of academic and research programs and to contribute to the research community. We are seeking outstanding candidates in the following areas:

1) Water resources engineering with focus on coastal resiliency. We seek candidates with expertise and interest in interdisciplinary research that contributes to enhancing the resilience of urban communities and infrastructure systems to the impacts of coastal natural hazards and climate change. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: (1) urban hydrology, urban/regional water resources management, watershed modeling, urban flood analysis, coastal hydrodynamics, and computational fluid dynamics; (2) modeling of natural hazards, infrastructure systems, risk and resilience assessment in coastal settings; and (3) remote sensing in a coastal engineering context

2) Structural engineering with focus in areas such as SMART infrastructure, structural health monitoring, advanced materials in bridge and other structural applications, novel structural systems, structural dynamics and control, [CDB1] BIM, and soil-structure interaction.

Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and student mentoring. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a strongly-funded research program and collaborate, as needed, with multi-disciplinary groups of faculty and professionals, including personnel at the South Jersey Technology Park and/or the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The successful candidate is also expected to apply innovative teaching techniques and/or conduct research in the scholarship of teaching.

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment, with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report. [CDB2]

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University houses two major centers a) CREATEs (Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems) and the Sustainable Facilities Center and has a thriving research community with a growing graduate program.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in civil and/or environmental engineering and a baccalaureate degree from an ABET accredited engineering program (or equivalent) are required. Preference will be given to candidates with professional engineering licenses or the qualifications and experience to apply for a PE license.

Salary: Competitive

Start Date: The anticipated start date for this civil engineering faculty position will be September 1, 2020.

Procedure: Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2020 but preference will be given to candidates whose application is received before December 10, 2019.

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system at

Please submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: 1) letter of interest , 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a description of research agenda including potential funding mechanisms, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy including efforts to diversify the field of engineering, and 5) contact information for three references.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: .

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Advertised: Sep 6 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Mar 1 2020 11:55 PM Eastern Standard Time

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