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Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) in Water Resources Management, Western University, Canada

Applications are invited for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Western University at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. If qualifications and experience warrant a higher rank, consideration may be given to an appointment at the Associate Professor (probationary, tenure track) level.

We seek an energetic and dynamic colleague who will be able to positively contribute to both the teaching and research efforts of the Department in the area of Water Resources Management. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering (or a closely related engineering field) and will have a demonstrated outstanding research and publication record. Applicants with expertise in any area(s) within the broad field of water resources will be considered, including: (i) water resources systems analysis, (ii) surface water quantity and quality, (iii) surface water infrastructure analysis (including management of reservoirs, hydropower, water supply systems, storm water management), and (iv) water resources systems under changing conditions (climate change, land use change, uncertainty and risk). The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous research program, attract external research funding, supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to environmental hydraulics design, engineering statics, municipal engineering design, fluid mechanics, and water resources management, and participate in other educational and professional activities. The candidate should provide evidence of teaching at a university level in the areas indicated above. The candidate will be expected to participate in the normal administrative activities of the Department, Faculty and University. Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario is required for this appointment.

Situated in picturesque London, Ontario, a city with a population of approximately 500,000 along the banks of the Thames River, The University of Western Ontario is a prominent academic institution routinely ranked as one of the top research-intensive universities in Canada. The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (http://www.eng.uwo.ca/civil/) at Western University has established an international reputation in environmental, geotechnical, wind and structural engineering. Our success in attracting students and funding is based on our dedication to excellence in teaching and research. The Environmental Engineering Group at Western has an international reputation for excellence in water resources systems, groundwater quality analysis, subsurface remediation, drinking water and wastewater treatment, and natural disasters supported by The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (http://www.iclr.org/).

If you share our commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and are eager to pursue a rewarding academic career, please forward your application form, curriculum vitae, statements of your research and teaching interests and the names and addresses of three referees to:
Dr. Ashraf El Damatty
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9

We also welcome e-mail inquiries and submissions, to be sent to: stephanie.laurence@uwo.ca. Applicants must complete an application form which is available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/careers/Faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf, from the Department Office (SEB 3005), or from the Office of the Dean (SEB2008). Consideration of applications will commence on February 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

The position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
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