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Assistant Teaching Professor, Environmental Engineering

Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
Closing date
Mar 17, 2023

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Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
Organization Type

Assistant Teaching Professor, Environmental Engineering


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Syracuse University is seeking candidates to fill a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position in the broad area of environmental engineering. The expected start date for this position is August 2023. The appointment is for a period of three years, with the possibility of renewal.


The CEE Department at Syracuse University currently has 18 faculty members engaging in teaching and research in the areas of environmental, construction, geotechnical, and structural engineering. There are approximately 230 undergraduate and 100 graduate students in our civil and environmental degree programs. Our department offers ABET accredited B.S. degrees in both Civil and Environmental Engineering, as well as Middle States accredited M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Department has close ties with other Departments within the College and across the University, including joint graduate certificate programs in Public Infrastructure Management and Leadership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Sustainable Enterprise with the Whitman School of Management, and Enterprise Technology Leadership with the School of Information Studies and the Whitman School of Management. For more information on the College of Engineering and Computer Science and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at SU, please visit


Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. This full-time position offers a competitive salary, an attractive benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. Syracuse University is strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity. Women and members of minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Required Qualifications:

Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental engineering including areas such as fluid mechanics, air resources, and sustainability. Experience in advising, and course and curriculum development.


Job Specific Qualifications:

Candidates should possess enthusiasm for teaching and have a PhD in environmental engineering, civil engineering, or a related discipline. Candidates who hold professional licensure (e.g., PE, LEED) or have relevant industry background are particularly welcome to apply.



The successful candidate will contribute to the CEE Department’s educational mission by engaging in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental engineering . The position also involves advising and working with students on projects, serving on Department and College committees, and participation in course and curriculum development.


Application Instructions:

Interested candidates must complete an online application at and electronically attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, and a diversity statement describing interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion (e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, or faculty recruitment/retention). Contact information of three professional references should also be provided. For full consideration, initial review of applications will start March 10, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Professor Teng Zeng, at

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