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Environmental Engineering Faculty Position, University of Notre Dame

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Engineering. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered, including endowed chair, with hiring rank and tenure status commensurate with academic accomplishments. We seek individuals with dynamic and highly innovative research agendas that may cross traditional disciplinary boundaries. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: microbiological and/or chemical aspects of water quality and treatment, water reuse, application of molecular biology to environmental engineering, micropollutants, mathematical modeling of environmental processes, bioresource recovery, green energy, environmental effects of nanoparticles/nanoengineering, environmental surface chemistry, and fate and transport of heavy metals and actinides. The department has a unique blend of environmental engineering and environmental geoscience faculty, and has outstanding research facilities. Current research strengths include biofilm processes, water chemistry and treatment, environmental nanotechnology, environmental microbiology, environmental geochemistry and geomicrobiology, groundwater hydrology, environmental and computational fluid mechanics, organic and stable isotope biogeochemistry, and environmental actinide chemistry and mineralogy. Information about the department can be found at Qualifications include a Ph.D. in civil or environmental engineering or related field. While not required, candidates with a Professional Engineering (PE) license, or willingness to obtain one, are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to exhibit dedication to excellence in research, teaching, and professional service. The application package should include a cover letter addressing preparation for this position, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references. Applications should be uploaded directly, as a single PDF file, to: Please direct any questions to Prof. Robert Nerenberg, Chair of the Environmental Engineering Search Committee (, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, 156 Fitzpatrick Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556-0767. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. University of Notre Dame is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment, and women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.