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Department Chair and Professor

Nominations and applications are invited for the position of chair and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Texas Tech University. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has a distinguished history of conducting outstanding research and scholarship and providing excellent, personalized education. Successful candidates must articulate a vision for excellence and possess strong leadership, communication and managerial skills. Candidates must have an outstanding record of quality research, a deep commitment to undergraduate and graduate civil and environmental engineering education and a distinguished record of service to the department, university, and profession. Candidates must have a terminal degree in civil or environmental engineering or a closely related field. Professional Licensure or the ability to obtain one in Texas is preferred. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Texas Tech University is a comprehensive research institution that includes law and medical schools with an enrollment of more than 30,000 students. The Whitacre College of Engineering consists of the Departments of Chemical, Civil and Environmental, Construction, Electrical and Computer, Industrial, Mechanical, and Petroleum Engineering and Computer Science. Enrollment in the college is approximately 3,900 undergraduates and 750 graduate students. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech is one of the largest in the nation in terms of undergraduate enrollment and has embarked on an aggressive phase of growth to become a nationally recognized research-intensive department with a strategic goal that supports and promotes academic excellence. The department currently has 22 active faculty including two National Academy of Engineers (NAE) members and is in the process of filling eight more positions at various levels. The department also houses several dedicated research centers including the, Water Resources Center, Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Transportation (TechMRT), Institute for Disaster Research, Murdough Center for Ethics and Professionalism, and the Glass Research Center. Opportunities for collaborations exist with other centers and institutes on campus including the T-STEM center and the National Wind Institute (NWI).

The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a 5-year Master of Environmental Engineering degree, both of which are ABET-accredited. The department also offers Master of Science in Civil Engineering (M.S.C.E.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with specializations in structural engineering and engineering mechanics, geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, water resources engineering, transportation engineering, and wind engineering. There are currently more than 600 undergraduate and nearly 100 graduate students in the program. The Civil and Environmental Engineering Building houses excellent laboratories, classrooms, and computer facilities for teaching and research and the department continues to enhance its curriculum to encompass customized academic options in response to societal needs. Additional information about the department is available at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ceweb/.

Lubbock, a city of over 225,000, serves as an economic hub in the Texas South Plains with excellent medical facilities and is connected by air and road to major cities of the US. Its 3,250 foot elevation results in a mild and sunny climate. Numerous opportunities are present for both cultural and outdoor activities, such as theatre, visual arts, biking, and hiking. It is at an easy distance to ski resorts in New Mexico.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is spring 2014, but can be negotiated. Application materials should be submitted by email and preferably in PDF format to the search firm, Greenwood/Asher and Associates, and include a letter addressing how the candidate's experiences match the position requirements, a curriculum vitae and contact information for at least five references. Individuals wishing to place names in nomination should submit via email a letter of nomination to include the name, position, address, and telephone number of the nominee.

Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Dr. Jan Greenwood or Dr. Betty Turner Asher
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Center Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Phone: 850 650 2277 - Fax: 850 650 2272
E-mail: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com
bettyasher@greenwoodsearch.com

For more information about Texas Tech University, please visit the Web site at http://www.ttu.edu/

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

 

Tenure-Track Position in Structures

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for one tenure track assistant or associate professor position in the structures area of civil engineering. The position will be available beginning spring semester 2014.

Qualifications include: (1) an earned doctorate with a major in civil engineering or a closely allied field; (2) demonstrated ability and commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and professional service; and (3) evidence of capacity for significant scholarly achievements. Professional engineering registration, as well as industrial and/or consulting experience in design, is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to (1) teach a range of courses including undergraduate courses in design and graduate courses in structural mechanics; (2) develop and sustain sponsored research programs; (3) supervise student research; and (4) engage in professional service activities.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering currently has fifteen tenured faculty and 5 tenure track faculty, 442 undergraduates and 62 graduate students in its programs. The department contains several nationally recognized research centers and institutes. Currently, the department administers approximately $1.9 million per year in federally funded research. More information is available on our website at www.ce.ttu.edu.

Texas Tech is a comprehensive state university system. Total enrollment on the Lubbock campus is approximately 32,000. Lubbock, with a population of approximately 230,000, is renowned for its friendly people and pleasant climate.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue the search until it identifies a successful candidate. To apply, go to http://jobs.texastech.edu and search for faculty job requisition no. 88405. Please upload (preferably in PDF format) [1] a cover letter, [2] detailed curriculum vita, and [3] other documents (as requested on the application website) including a statement of interest and professional goals and the names, physical and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. The quick link for this job posting is: http://jobs.texastech.edu/postings/52974

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

 

Tenure-Track Position in Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for three full time tenure track positions as an Assistant or Associate professor, in the general area of Environmental Engineering. The university is supporting a major water initiative with an emphasis on the Water-Energy-Agriculture Nexus. This initiative includes the recent appointment of Dr. Danny Reible (NAE member) to the Maddox Chair and the significant expansion of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the areas of Environmental Engineering and Water Resources (three positions in Environmental Engineering and two positions in Water Resources).

Successful candidates shall hold a doctorate in civil or environmental engineering or a closely related field in an appropriate specialty area, and should hold or be qualified for professional registration. Responsibilities include developing a nationally and internationally recognized research program in Environmental Engineering. Specific research areas of interest include: conventional and emerging contaminant fate and transport processes and modeling, environmental geochemistry, contaminated sites and soils- remediation and impacts on surface and ground waters, bioremediation and molecular biological assessment of surface and ground waters and treatment systems, Emerging technologies for water management, treatment and reuse, particularly for industrial applications, and fate and transport of contaminants in the environment. Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, with the opportunity to develop course(s) in his/her area of expertise. Additional responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and institutional and professional service. Securing competitive grants, establishing a strong publication record and demonstration of scholarship in teaching and research is required. Design experience is desirable.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until it has found successful candidate(s).

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is served by 30 tenure-track faculty positions and awards bachelor's (B.S.C.E.), master's (M.S.C.E.), and doctoral degrees in civil engineering, as well as a five-year professional Master of environmental engineering (M.Env.E.). The B.S.C.E. and M.Env.E. degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Current enrollment is approximately 575 undergraduates, 100 M.Env.E. majors, and 100 M.S. and Ph.D. students. The university has a total enrollment exceeding 32,000 students with a focus toward growth and was recently chosen as one of two new emerging universities by the State of Texas resulting in additional state support to achieve "Tier One" status. Located in Lubbock, Texas, the city is renowned for its friendly people, pleasant climate, and commitment to the University. The compensation and start-up packages are highly competitive, on par with most other research-intensive institutions.

Additional information about the department is available at www.ce.ttu.edu.

To apply, go to http://jobs.texastech.edu/postings/51240. Confirm that the job requisition no. is 87912.
Please upload (preferably in PDF format)

  1. A cover letter,
  2. Detailed curriculum vita, and
  3. Other documents (as requested on the application website) including a statement of interest and professional goals and the names, physical and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

 

Tenure Track Position in Water Resources Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for two (2) open-rank full time tenure-track positions in the area of water resources engineering. The university is supporting a major water initiative with an emphasis on the Water-Energy-Agriculture Nexus and a significant expansion of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as the Water Resources Center. Ideally, we would like to fill one of these positions at the senior level and one at the junior level.

Successful candidates shall hold a doctorate in civil engineering or a closely related field in an appropriate specialty area, and should hold or be qualified for professional registration in the state of Texas. Responsibilities include developing a nationally and internationally recognized research program with externally funded research. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in vadose zone hydrology, drought phenomenon, evapotranspiration processes and groundwater controlled eco-hydrology. Excellent opportunities exist for working in an interdisciplinary environment and collaborating with other scientists and engineers in other colleges and centers within Texas Tech University. The compensation and start-up packages are highly competitive, on par with most other research-intensive institutions.

Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, with the opportunity to develop course(s) in his/her area of expertise. Additional responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, institutional and professional service. Securing competitive grants, establishing a strong publication record and demonstration of scholarship in teaching and research is required. Design experience is desirable. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until it has found successful candidate(s).

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is served by 30 tenure-track faculty positions and awards bachelor's (B.S.C.E.), master's (M.S.C.E.), and doctoral degrees in civil engineering, as well as a five-year professional Master of environmental engineering (M.Env.E.). The B.S.C.E. and M.Env.E. degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Current enrollment is approximately 575 undergraduates, 100 M.Env.E. majors, and 100 M.S. and Ph.D. students. The department houses the Texas Tech University Water Resources Center which has been a strong leader in research aimed at addressing water problems related to the state of Texas and sustainability of semi-arid regions. The university has a total enrollment exceeding 32,000 students with a focus toward growth and was recently chosen as one of two new emerging universities by the State of Texas resulting in additional state support to achieve "Tier One" status. Located in Lubbock, Texas, the city is renowned for its friendly people, pleasant climate, and commitment to the university. Additional information about the department is available at www.ce.ttu.edu.

To apply for the positions go to http://jobs.texastech.edu/postings/51252. Confirm that the job requisition number is 87913. Please upload (preferably in PDF format)

  1. A cover letter,
  2. Detailed curriculum vita, and
  3. Other documents (as requested on the application website) including a statement of interest and professional goals and the names, physical and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

 

Tenure-Track Position in Transportation Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for a full time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in transportation engineering, beginning in Fall 2014. Applications are entertained from those who are strongly committed to help grow an active transportation engineering program at a national research university that is rapidly growing both in size and in stature. Exceptionally qualified candidates with a strong track record in research and scholarly productivity will be considered for appointment at a higher rank. The successful candidate will hold a doctorate in civil engineering or a closely related field and should hold or be qualified for professional licensure. Candidates with expertise in general transportation engineering such as (a) Transportation System Modeling, (b) Transportation Planning, (c) Traffic Safety, (d) Multimodal Transportation, (e) Sustainable Transportation, (f) Rural Transportation, and (g) Intelligent Transportation are welcome to apply. Candidates with an interdisciplinary transportation background (for example, data mining and integration) are also encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include developing an internationally recognized research program and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, with the opportunity to develop course(s) in his/her area of expertise. Additional responsibilities include collaboration with other faculty, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and institutional and professional service. Securing competitive grants, establishing a strong publication record and demonstration of scholarship in teaching and research are required. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until it has found successful candidate(s).

The university has a total enrollment exceeding 33,000 students with a focus toward growth and is aggressively working towards achieving “AAU Tier One” status. The compensation and start-up packages are highly competitive, on par with most other research-intensive institutions. Located in Lubbock, Texas, the city is renowned for its friendly people, pleasant climate, and commitment to the University.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is served by 24 tenured and tenure-track faculty members including two National Academy of Engineers (NAE) members. The department awards bachelor’s (B.S.C.E.), master’s (M.S.C.E.), and doctoral degrees in civil engineering, as well as a five-year professional Master of Environmental Engineering (M.Env.E.) degree. The B.S.C.E. and M.Env.E. degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Current enrollment has over 600 undergraduates, approximately 100 EnvE majors and 100 graduate students. Additional information about the department is available at www.ce.ttu.edu

To apply, go to http://jobs.texastech.edu and search for faculty job requisition no. 89893. Please upload (preferably in PDF format)

  1. A cover letter,
  2. Detailed curriculum vita,
  3. Names, physical and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, and
  4. Other documents (as requested on the application website) including a statement of interest and professional goals.

The statement of interest should clearly indicate the academic rank the candidate would like to be considered for.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.