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Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering Assistant Professor, Water Resources/Environmental
Florida Institute of Technology

Date Posted Nov. 20, 2023
Title Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering Assistant Professor, Water Resources/Environmental
University Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL, United States
Department Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 5, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Water Resources Engineering
    Ecological and Environmental
    Civil Engineering

The Civil Engineering program at the Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the area of Environmental/Water Resources Engineering.  The position is planned to commence in August 2024 but could begin sooner if a suitable candidate is found. It is intended primarily at the Assistant Professor level. However, exceptional candidates with established scholarly records may be considered for higher-level appointments.


Applicants conducting research in all areas of environmental/water resources engineering will be considered. Qualified applicants are expected to have an undergraduate degree in engineering and a Ph. D. in Environmental or Civil Engineering or a closely related field; excellent potential for teaching and research; and dedication to research, education, service, and professional activities.  Duties of a successful candidate include teaching undergraduate courses and graduate courses, mentoring graduate students, developing a strong externally funded research program, publishing scholarly work, and service. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work with faculty teams in the Indian River Lagoon Research Institute (IRLRI;


The Department is also focused on providing an outstanding teaching experience to our students through small class sizes, one-on-one attention, and real-world, industry-sponsored capstone design projects.  As a result of the outstanding preparation provided to the students,  Florida Tech is currently ranked 6th in Student Experience (The WSJ/College Pulse Student Experience rankings), and 17th in an Employability Survey (2023 Times Higher Ed Employability Survey). More news about the Department can be found at


Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, statement of their interests and visions for teaching and service, and a list of three professional references to the following link


Review of applicants will begin on December 15, 2023 and the position will remain open until filled. Questions about the positions should be addressed to the Search Committee at

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    Official Transcripts

    Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Office of Human Resources prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).


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Contact Information

  • MCE Search Committee
    Civil Engineering
    Florida Institute of Technology
    150 W. University Blvd
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • 321-674-8048
  • 321-674-7565


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