Visiting Assistant Professor of Instruction – University of South Florida – Civil and Envr. Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of South Florida (USF) invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Instruction for the 2022–2023 academic year.  The selected candidate will teach two classes in Fall 2022 and two classes in Spring 2023.  The candidate should have teaching abilities in: Air Pollution (senior undergrad and grad), Numerical and Computer Tools I in Civil & Environmental Engineering (sophomore) and Fate and Transport of Chemicals in the Environment (junior).  A fourth graduate level elective class may be on a topic of the candidate’s choice.  Although teaching is the primary responsibility for this position, candidates will also have the opportunity to further their research and scholarship through collaborations with USF faculty and use of USF’s research facilities.   The selected candidate is expected to have an earned doctorate or be ABD in environmental engineering, civil engineering, or another closely related field at the time of appointment.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We seek a candidate who is committed to excellence in Environmental Engineering education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must also be committed to diversity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff.  

 The CEE Department at USF ( has twenty-three (23) tenure-track/tenured faculty members, two (2) teaching professors, five (5) supporting faculty from the Center for Urban Transportation (CUTR), three (3) staff members, and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, serving nearly 250 undergraduates, 125 masters, and 70 PhD students. Our new BS program in Environmental Engineering just started admitting undergraduates in Fall 2021. Our Environmental Engineering graduate program was ranked 38th nationally and 23rd among US public universities by US News & World Report (2021).  Established in 1964 and currently led by Dean Robert H. Bishop, the College of Engineering at USF is ranked #60 among public institutions (#92 overall) by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 engineering graduate school rankings.  The college serves more than 6,000 students, offering eleven BS programs, seven ABET-accredited, as well as 12 MS and eight doctoral degrees.  The College is actively engaged in research with $34.1million in research expenditures for fiscal year 2019-2020.  The College has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities focused on sustainability, biomedical engineering, computing technology and transportation.  

 The University of South Florida, a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success, generates an annual economic impact of more than $6 billion.  Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at

The candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and names of at least three professional referencesApplicants must electronically submit the application packet as one PDF file to the following website: (Applicants search Job Opening ID# 30169). Applications will be considered starting immediately; for consideration please apply by May 15, 2022. Additional inquiries should be directed to Dr. Sarina Ergas (; 813-974-1119).  

USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Dual career couples with questions about opportunities are encouraged to contact the Department chair. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process, please notify Khoa Dinh, the EOL Coordinator at (813) 974-9272 at least five working days in advance.