COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
TENURE/TENURE TRACK GEOENGINEERING FACULTY POSITION
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University
invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position in geoengineering, which
encompasses, but is not necessarily restricted to, the disciplines of geoenvironmental,
geological, and/or geotechnical engineering. Focus areas of interest include development
and evaluation of innovative geomaterials and technologies, development of renewable
energy sources, sustainability in geoengineering, reuse of waste materials,
geoengineering of new and rehabilitated dams, and biological applications, although
strong candidates in other focus areas will be considered. A primary attribute of the
successful candidate will be the ability to attract and perform interdisciplinary research.
The appointment is expected to be made at the assistant or associate professor level,
although exceptional candidates who have held the rank of full professor also may be
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) teach graduate and
undergraduate courses in civil engineering and/or geoengineering related disciplines; (2)
continue or create a strong program of sponsored research and scholarly activity and
cooperate in multidisciplinary research; and (3) contribute to professional and university
service and outreach activities. Preference will be given to experimentalists who will use
existing laboratory infrastructure and testing facilities, which include two well equipped
research laboratories (see:
Qualifications: Applicants must have outstanding credentials in geoengineering
including an undergraduate degree and a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a geoengineering
related discipline (e.g., geoenvironmental engineering, geological engineering,
geotechnical engineering) completed by July 1, 2012. The candidates must exhibit the
potential to obtain and conduct sponsored research and must possess the ability to
perform interdisciplinary research and to work on multidisciplinary research teams.
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their education, accomplishments in research
and scholarly activity, teaching experience and effectiveness, communication skills, and
their fit with this position description. Appointments will be made at levels
commensurate with the candidate's experience and qualifications.
Salary and benefits: CSU provides full academic year salary, excellent benefits, and
extensive facilities and laboratories. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with
qualifications and experience. A benefits package is included
Proposed start date: August 15, 2012.
Deadline: For full consideration, please submit an application by January 15th, 2012.
To Apply: Applications must include a cover letter, a resume that includes a detailed list
of any sponsored research and publications, and a description of any teaching experience,
including the results of evaluations of teaching effectiveness if applicable. Candidates
applying at the rank of assistant professor must provide a copy of college transcripts and
the contact information for a minimum of three references. Candidates at the associate
and full professor levels will be required to provide reference contact information at a
later date should they progress in the search process. Applications should be filed
electronically and uploaded to http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce/geoengsearch/
For more information about the University and its resources, please visit the department’s
web site at: http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ce/.
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living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all
final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but
are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle
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sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal
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