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Faculty position in Water Resources (Coastal) Engineering

The Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering Department (CECE) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking an outstanding candidate for a Water Resources Engineering faculty position. This is an open rank tenured/tenure-track faculty position with preference for candidates who have academic experience and an exceptional track record in Water Resources Engineering or a closely related field. The anticipated start date is August 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Civil or Environmental Engineering with emphasis on Water Resources Engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment. We are interested in candidates who will advance the state-of-the-art in the area of coastal hydrodynamics and sea level rise. Applicants must have demonstrated an ability to perform high-impact and high-demand research, and develop a creative and independent research program that would lead to strong extramurally-funded research and national/international recognition. Detailed information about the CECE Department is available at (http://www.cece.ucf.edu/).

UCF offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil & Environmental Engineering; both undergraduate degrees are ABET accredited. UCF is focused on becoming a preeminent College of Engineering & Computer Science, and has developed and been supporting a research cluster of excellence for interdisciplinary studies on Coastal Dynamics and Sea Level Rise. The department houses active research laboratories and institutes, including the Coastal Hydroscience Analysis, Modeling & Predictive Simulations (CHAMPS) Laboratory and the Stormwater Management Academy. A unique opportunity exists for multidisciplinary researchers to work collaboratively with additional well-renowned programs such as Biology, Florida Climate Institute, and Institute for Simulation and Training (IST). UCF provides competitive startup funds and teaching loads; it is designated as a research university of very high activity (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Foundation and as an ‘Up-and-Coming School’ by U.S. News and World Report. Located in the Orlando Metropolitan area, UCF is the second largest university in the U.S. offering excellent professional and personal opportunities. Learn more at http://www.ucf.edu.

Interested candidates may directly apply for this position online at:  http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/39860. Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please direct questions regarding this search to cecesearch@ucf.edu

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Civil or Environmental Engineering with emphasis on Water Resources Engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

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