Water Resources Engineering Faculty Position at Oklahoma State University

Water Resources Engineering Faculty Position:

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CIVE) at Oklahoma State University is pleased to invite applications for one (1) tenure-track faculty position in the area of Water Resources Engineering. Successful candidates must demonstrate potential for developing a strong externally funded research program. The School is especially interested in candidates that can collaborate strategically with current expertise within the department, college, and state. Candidates with research and teaching interests in all areas of water resources engineering will be considered, including surface and groundwater hydrology, hydraulics, water resources management, and hydrological modeling. Candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with the USDA Agricultural Research Service Hydraulic Engineering Research laboratory located 10 miles west of the OSU Stillwater Campus (https://www.ars.usda.gov/plains-area/stillwater-ok/hydraulic-engineering-research/). The successful candidate must have an academic background to teach undergraduate courses in water resources engineering in the Civil and Environmental Engineering curriculum, as well as offer new and/or existing graduate courses in their area of expertise. A Ph.D. in, or closely related to, Civil and Environmental Engineering is required. It is expected that candidates can become licensed as a Professional Engineer within 6 years of appointment. 

Oklahoma State University is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, approximately 60 miles from both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The School currently has 17 faculty members, 280 undergraduate students, and 50 graduate students. The School is a unique blend of teaching and research excellence. Research expenditures are approximately $150,000 per faculty member. The OSU Civil Engineering program has undergone a major expansion through the construction of new offices and classrooms, as well as the new Endeavor Lab. The Endeavor Lab is a 72,000 sf interdisciplinary undergraduate laboratory opened in the fall semester of 2018.


Ph.D. in a field closely related to Civil and Environmental Engineering is required.

Applications: Full screening of applications will commence on November 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search has been terminated.

For additional information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Yongwei Shan, at cive.search@okstate.edu

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online at https://jobs.okstate.edu (req10060). A single pdf file will be requested with your application. The file should include:

·         a cover letter;

·         a curriculum vita;

·         a research statement including the applicant’s plan to secure external funding (maximum of three pages);

·     a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (maximum of two pages) which addresses promotion of diversity and inclusion within civil engineering education; and

·         names and contact information of five references.

For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-2909.