Assistant Professor: Environmental Engineering (id:59491)

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Location: Orono, MAINE
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Assistant Professor: Environmental Engineering (id:59491)


Civil & Environmental Engineering - OCE



Orono, ME

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CIE) at the University of Maine (UMaine) invites applications for a tenure track position in environmental engineering. Information about the CIE Department can be found at . The successful candidate will join a small, but dynamic engineering program dedicated to high-quality teaching, scholarship, and service — where faculty support work-life integration.


Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching environmental engineering-related undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Developing a funded research program in environmental engineering.
  • Recruiting, mentoring and supporting graduate students.
  • Publishing and otherwise disseminating original research results.
  • Actively engaging in service to the profession, university and state

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university.  As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.


Further information about UMaine can be found at


The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits  for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.


UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life.  Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. 


Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here .


  • BS and PhD in Civil Engineering or closely related field with expertise in environmental engineering.
  • Demonstrated evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching and mentoring.
  • Demonstrated evidence of, or potential for, excellence in independent research and training of graduate students.


  • Licensure as a professional engineer.

Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:


1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references
4.) research statement and
5.) teaching statement, both of which should describe how you will contribute to the UMaine Civil and Environmental Engineering program


You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.


Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: December 15, 2019; will continue until the position is filled
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: January 1, 2020
Tentative start date: Fall 2020


For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Dr. Jean MacRae at or 207-581-2137.


Appropriate background checks are required.


The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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