Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering. Applications at all ranks, including assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor, will be considered.
Candidates are sought in areas with a focus on Water Resource Systems. The focus is on systems engineering methods for water resources planning and management. Examples of application areas of interest include: 21st-century automation and design of decentralized and hybrid water and stormwater infrastructure systems; novel water management strategies including markets, financial instruments, optimization, and risk; remote sensing of water resources and water infrastructure resilience and sustainability in a changing climate; intersection of modern infrastructure systems and hydroclimatic risks; theoretical and practical advances in infrastructure systems leveraging modern sensor systems to achieve integrated urban and rural flood control and water supply.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the advancement of their field and the department by developing a leading externally funded research program and contributing to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department. Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University. The Department actively participates in the school-wide Engineering for Humanity initiatives that relate to climate change mitigation, sustainable energy and water, and systems engineering and integration.