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Engineering, Visiting Assistant Professor of Water Resources/Environmental Engineering

Position Deleted on 3/09/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Faculty - Engineering - Civil and Environmental
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor of Water Resources/Environmental Engineering.

The visiting faculty position in Water Resources Engineering/ Environmental Engineering at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is a temporary, 9-month appointment with a possibility for renewal based on both: performance and funding at the rank of Assistant Professor. Preferred areas of expertise include hydraulics, hydrology, water resources, fate and transport, water quality, and water and wastewater treatment. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with other faculty within the department and the university as well as relevant research venues outside the university. Applicants must have excellent teaching and communication skills. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in water resources and environmental engineering, advising undergraduate students on senior design projects, and participating in research activities.

Required: Candidates must have a B.S. degree in engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Water Resources or Environmental Engineering or a related field at the time of hiring.
Preferred: Candidates with at least one year of teaching experience in water resources/environmental engineering with a demonstrated record of excellence and experience in collaborative research and a PE license are preferred.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 3,300 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, engineering, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

The Environmental and Water Resources Laboratories at UNLV occupies 1,800 sq ft and is equipped with modern research and teaching instrumentation for environmental engineering and hydraulics research. Detailed information about the CEE department can be found at

Submit a detailed letter of interest with teaching philosophy and research interests, a complete resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the required and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Jaci Batista, Ph.D., PE, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact Jen Martens at (702) 895-2894 or
UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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