Job Description:Full time 12 month Research Assistant Professor/Research Associate Professor position with a joint appointment in the Center for Sustainability (CfS) and the Institute for Coastal Science and Policy (ICSP). The CfS is housed in the College of Engineering and Technology (CET). Both organizations are focused on interdisciplinary research and outreach. The CfS and ICSP are working to develop collaborative research in the area of water resources engineering. There is a strong history of collaborative work in coastal water resources involving the faculty in ICSP, CfS, and departments such as Geological Sciences, Biology, Engineering, and the social/behavioral sciences. This position will meet critical research and service needs in both organizations. The successful candidate must serve as a catalyst for new research projects, lead and/or facilitate multi-partner research programs, and will be expected to apply for external funding. Teaching duties will split between CET and ICSP. For more information about the ECU Center for Sustainability please see http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cet/sustainability/ and for information on ICSP, please see http://www.ecu.edu/icsp/ICSP/ICSP.html. Information on the College of Engineering and Technology can be found at http://www.ecu.edu/cet/
Miniumum Qualifications: Candidates are required to have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in an engineering field from a regionally accredited institution and conferred at the time of hire. A demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary research is required. Preferred Education and Experience: An established publication and external funding record are desired along with background or interest in outreach activities. Registration as a Professional Engineer is also preferred. Applicants in a wide range of water resources engineering related disciplines will be considered but those with professional, research and/or teaching experience in areas such as storm-water, ecological engineering, coupled engineering-human-natural systems, sustainable agriculture and food production, saltwater intrusion, and coastal engineering are especially sought. Special Instructions to the Applicant: Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, and a Statement of Research online.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
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