University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 96396

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 10/19/18


Working Title:
Assistant Professor in Environmental Process Engineering
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
PhD in Civil Engineering or closely related field and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Desired areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, hybrid electrochemical and microbial pathways for water or wastewater treatment and/or resource recovery, desalination and membrane technologies for potable water production, and novel processes for chemical production or resource recovery. Candidates with expertise in other areas of environmental engineering also will be considered.

Post-doctoral experience, professional experience, and a professional engineering license are desirable, but not required.
Principal duties:
Applicants are expected to develop innovative and internationally recognized research programs, contribute to scholarly work in Civil and Environmental Engineering, undertake instruction in undergraduate and graduate classes, and engage in professional service. The successful candidate is expected to develop interactions with other faculty on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus including those within the College of Engineering and other colleges. Opportunities exist to collaborate with faculty in Bacteriology (, Chemistry (, Biological Systems Engineering (, Geoscience (, Soil Science (, Wisconsin Energy Institute (, Grainger Institute for Engineering (, Center for Limnology (, and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies (

  Additional Information
 The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that promotes excellence through diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Only complete applications will be considered. The starting date is negotiable, but is preferred to be August 19, 2019.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:AUGUST 19, 2019
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: DECEMBER 15, 2018
Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now". Applicants will be asked to upload the following in one PDF document: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a concise summary of past research accomplishments and any teaching experience, separate statements of future research and teaching plans, and a statement addressing the applicant's demonstrated or planned activities aimed at promoting diversity and equity. Applicants will also be asked to provide the names of three references who are well-respected authorities in the field. To assure full consideration, applications must be received by December 15, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
CEE Search Committee Chair
Phone: 608-263-9490
1415 Engineering Drive, room 2205   
Fax: N/A
Engineering Hall   
Madison, WI 53706   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.