Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering at Cal Poly

Engineering (CE/ENVE) Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo invites applications for
a full-time, academic year, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Environmental
Engineering. Candidates with diverse teaching and research interests are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will
be able to demonstrate how their background addresses contemporary environmental engineering concerns related to
bioremediation, resource recovery, air quality, or solid/hazardous waste. . Rank and salary are commensurate with
qualifications and experience.

The position is available starting Fall 2022.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (a) teaching undergraduate classes and laboratories in environmental
engineering in general as well as graduate courses in an area of specialization. The ability to teach courses in more than
one sub-specialty (bioremediation, solid/hazardous waste, air, or engineering fundamentals such as thermodynamics or
mass transfer) is preferred; (b) supervising undergraduate and graduate-level research; (c) developing and maintaining
externally-funded research programs; (d) collaborating with other faculty on curricular, research and professional
development interests; (e) engaging in activities related to service in the form of student club advising, curriculum
development, and shared governance.

The Department has two separate B.S. degree programs with approximately 630 undergraduate students in the Civil
Engineering Program and 170 in the Environmental Engineering Program. Both programs are ABET accredited. The
Department’s undergraduate programs are consistently rated as among the best in the U.S. for non-Ph.D. granting
institutions, and the department proudly supports extremely active and highly regarded student chapters of the Air and
Waste Management Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, and Engineers
without Borders. The Department also offers an M.S. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering with approximately
50 active graduate students.

Candidates for the position are required to have earned undergraduate and doctorate degrees in Civil/Environmental
Engineering, Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, or a related field by the time of appointment. Experience in
environmental engineering, supported by a record of scholarly publications, is preferred. Professional registration,
LEED certification, and industry/consulting experience are desirable. A commitment to innovation in undergraduate
teaching and working in a multidisciplinary and collaborative setting is expected.

For more information and to apply, please visit to complete the required online faculty application
and apply to Requisition #505528. In addition, each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the
online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) cover letter providing some detail of the applicant’s
qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current résumé/CV; and (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers
of at least three professional references. Finalists chosen to interview on-campus will be required to provide three letters
of recommendation and official transcripts. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials by November 15, 2021 for
full consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled. For questions, please contact the Civil and
Environmental Engineering Department at

Cal Poly welcomes and encourages diversity. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience
teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically
underrepresented backgrounds. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our
commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students
richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer.