Regular Faculty

University of Idaho
November 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$94,649
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full Time
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F001160P

Internal Posting? Recruitment Title Regular Faculty Advertising Pay Range $94,649.52 + DOE Location Moscow Primary Division/College College of Engineering Primary Unit Civil & Environmental Engineering Employee Category Faculty Classification Group Title Regular Faculty Position Control Number 2990 Suffix 00 Contingency Code Not Applicable FTE


Contract Basis Academic Year Anticipated Contract Start Date 08/11/2024 FLSA Status Overtime Exempt Tenure Tracking Negotiable (must be justified) Rank Negotiable (must be justified) Full Time/Part Time Full Time Extension Type Not Applicable Administrative Appointment Type Not applicable Administrative Appointment End Date (if applicable)

Position Responsibilities

Position Summary

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Idaho seeks candidates for a full-time tenure track faculty position in hydraulics at the level of assistant or associate professor.

We are seeking candidates with interest in emerging areas and/or hydraulics topics of significant societal importance such as green hydropower, hydraulics of rivers and/or lentic systems, hydraulic structures, or some aspect of hydraulics that combines laboratory and computational approaches. Candidates will be encouraged to collaborate with the UI Center for Ecohydraulics ( https: // www., a graduate education and research program dedicated to studying links between physical processes and aquatic ecosystems. The candidate will also have the opportunity to collaborate on the recently funded NSF EPSCoR project titled Idaho Community- engaged Resilience for Energy-Water Systems (I-CREWS, https: // www., which may be a source of start-up and/or continued funding for the right candidate.

The CEE department is in midst of a $7M fundraising campaign to renovate laboratory spaces and increase student support, and has secured donations to begin transforming the existing hydraulics laboratory into the Ardurra Water Lab. This laboratory space is approximately 3,500 sq ft, with integrated sump, pump and pipe network; flumes (including a new Armfield Flow Visualization Tank); and various educational hydraulics equipment. We are particularly interested in candidates with a vision to grow this laboratory into an outstanding modern teaching and research facility.

The successful candidate will teach both traditional civil engineering hydraulics courses, as well as develop new courses in their specific area of expertise. The CEE department is committed to quality education and has high expectations for teaching excellence. The candidate will advise/mentor both undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program that supports graduate students and results in high-quality publications.

Unit/Department Summary

This position is part of the College of Engineering at the University of Idaho. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in several engineering disciplines. The college is strongly committed to providing a high-quality education for its students and ensuring that vibrant and growing research activities are performed by its students, faculty, and staff. The college also has a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and the development of professional skills. The College of Engineering website is: https: // www.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was the first department at UI. The demand for our graduates is outstanding. The department faculty are strongly committed to excellent undergraduate and graduate education. CEE faculty are the drivers of two well-known research centers, the Center for Ecohydraulics Research (CER) and the National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology (NIATT). The department is in the midst of a highly successful fundraising campaign to renovate educational infrastructure and increase student support with three new/renovated labs underway: an Advanced Computing Laboratory, the Ardurra Water Laboratory, and the structures laboratory. The department website is: https: // www.

Contingency Description


Teaching & Advising 40% Scholarship & Creative Activity 55% Outreach & Extension 0% University Service & Leadership 5%


Minimum Education/Degree Required Listed degree qualification is required at time of application.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering

  • Ability to obtain licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Idaho within 3 years of hire

  • Expertise in hydraulics

  • Record of research productivity

  • Demonstrated experience communicating orally and in writing to a range of audiences

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in hydraulics

  • Professional experience in private practice or government agency

  • Experience conducting externally funded research

  • Experience managing, teaching, and conducting research in a laboratory setting

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in interdisciplinary and multicultural environments

  • Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

    Posting Information

    Posting Date 08/07/2023

    Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    This position is open until filled with first consideration being given to completed applications submitted by November 1, 2023. A complete application consists of a CV, letter of application, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a list of at least 3 references.

    Applicant Resources https: // www. resources/careers/applicant-resources Background Check Statement

    Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

    EEO Statement

    The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.

    A visa sponsorship is available for the position listed in this vacancy. Uncertain

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    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of References
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
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