Assistant or Associate Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 060500 - Civil and Environmental Engineering
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The ideal candidate would have measurable expertise in one or more of the following: protection of environmental and water resources in the coastal, estuarine, riparian and inland environments, and in the design and development of sustainable and resilient water supply and wastewater treatment systems. Priority will be given to candidates who exhibit the ability to expand the school’s current research portfolio in environmental and water resources engineering.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Area of Specialization:

Environmental and Water Resources

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2024

Tenure Track Status:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The candidate is responsible for supporting the teaching, research, and outreach mission of the department and performing assigned administrative duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a Ph.D. in closely related area with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from an EAC/ABET certified institution.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
Professional and academic experience.
A potential for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level in several areas of the civil engineering program.
An interest in developing an externally funded research program and supporting graduate and undergraduate research competencies.
Preference for candidates with a Professional Engineering license.

Instructions for Applying:

Interested candidates must apply online at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three professional references, and a statement (limited to three pages) that describes research and educational interests.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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