Assistant or Associate Professor – Sustainable Water Resource Management
Chatham University – Pittsburgh, PA

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Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, has a long history of commitment to global understanding,
women’s leadership, and the environment. Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel
Carson, and is recognized today as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been named to The
Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll, Sierra magazine’s list of top 25 “cool schools,” and
mentioned in a Forbes article as one of the places “contributing to Pittsburgh’s transformation into a
destination for green living.” Building on these accomplishments, Chatham opens in 2014 the world’s
first fully sustainable campus in higher education, Eden Hall Campus, with completion of the first
stage of construction on its 20-year master plan. Rising 19 spots in the US News & World Report Best
Colleges rankings over the last four years, Chatham works to prepare its 2,000+ undergraduate and
graduate students in fields helping to drive tomorrow’s economy including health sciences,
sustainability, business & communication, and the arts & sciences.

To help support the work of the University we have an immediate opening for an assistant or
associate professor of Sustainable Water Resource Management.

Ideal candidates will have (senior hires) or show potential for (junior hires) collaborative
interdisciplinary work leading to a compelling record of publication, teaching, and funded research.
Candidates are expected to have appropriate academic backgrounds (e.g. hydrology, sustainability,
engineering, environmental science, urban planning, aquaculture or other related fields), coupled with
demonstrated experience in sustainable water management, planning, governance, and/or
assessment. Practical experience outside of academia is also desirable; with, for example, water
companies, consultancies, not for profit groups or conservancy organizations.

The new 400 acre Eden Hall campus in Richland Township, PA will be the home for this post.  A focus
of the campus is innovative and sustainable water resource management, including aquaculture, on-
site wastewater management, and storm water management. The new faculty member will develop
and engage students in research and teaching focused on design, construction, and operation of
these facilities. The position includes resources to support the development of collaborative teaching
and research with other local academic institutions. A Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree is
required.

Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition
remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careersand follow the instructions to complete
the application process.  Applicants should also include a cover letter and resume in the application
process. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the
position, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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