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Assistant/Associate Professor in Civil Engineering
Title:Assistant/Associate Professor in Civil Engineering
Department:School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (SEAS)
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1


Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Employment Status:
Full-Time, Regular


Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ES0004


Salary Range: $42,974 - $70,283


Closing Date: Open until filled 

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave N.W.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Assistant/Associate Professor in Civil Engineering is a member of the Department of Civil Engineering and is responsible for teaching various courses related to Civil and Environmental Engineering. This position is expected to be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor, but those with established reputations as leaders in the field will be considered at the rank of Associate Professor. We are particularly interested in candidates with research experience in general areas of Environmental Engineering focusing on innovative approaches for treatment of water, and wastewater for the 21st Century Research areas of interest include preparing for alternative downstream water uses, innovative water and wastewater treatment technologies, determination of biotransformation pathways of contaminant removal, recovery of nutrients, energy, or energy sources; efficient energy methods for water and wastewater treatment, and the traditional requirements of removing carbon and nutrients. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in civil or environmental engineering is required. Applicants are preferred who are registered as a Professional Engineer or ability to become registered is highly desirable.

All courses are held at the UDC main campus. Incumbents must teach all assigned classes and hours as determined by semester course schedule; incumbents will be required to prepare and deliver relevant curriculum to students using a variety of teaching methods to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects. SEAS offers ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree programs in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering and computer science, along with specialized graduate programs in all the disciplines. In the coming academic year, SEAS will be implementing a new Ph.D. program in computer science and engineering. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Faculty duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate students, conducting high-quality research by collaborating closely with the department’s established teams, participating in and developing externally funded research projects, and performing academic duties, University services, and professional services.

Minimum Job Requirement:
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. We are open to outstanding candidates across the range of water, wastewater and storm water treatment expertise. Candidates with practice in wastewater engineering in the context of environmental sustainability, novel physical-chemical treatment technologies, and development of advanced biomimetic materials are encouraged to apply.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit: This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran’s preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management Only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.


The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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