Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Department Chair

DEPARTMENT: Computer Science, Physics and Engineering Department

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking applicants who share our passion for finding solutions to protect our resources and environment through innovative research and education focused on the future leaders of engineering. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: air quality, environmental remediation, innovative water treatment and reclamation technologies; green technologies and alternative energy; use and reuse systems at their nexus with energy, the environment, and health. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vibrant research program involving undergraduates and to teach of a range of introductory to upper-level undergraduate environmental engineering courses, as well as general engineering courses as needed. Doctoral degree in environmental engineering or closely related field is required.

The Department of Computer Science, Physics and Engineering is committed to providing the education, ideas, and solutions needed to create a more sustainable world and fostering a pipeline for African-American students into the engineering fields. The College and surrounding communities offer a vibrant intellectual and cultural atmosphere, great public education system, friendly people, affordable homes, easy commutes, and many other assets that make it a great place to live and work.

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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Teach lower and upper-level environmental engineering courses, as well as general engineering courses, that align with professional expertise and the needs of the department;
  • Participate in curriculum development and contribute to the department’s planning and growth;
  • Advise students and providing individual help to students during weekly office hours;
  • Provide academic and career advising to students in the major;
  • Establish an active undergraduate research program;
  • Perform regular scholarly research and publication;
  • Assist with students recruitment and retention;
  • Provide service to the department, school, college, community, and profession;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to teach lower and upper-level undergraduate environmental engineering courses
  • Knowledge in pedagogy and teaching techniques for first-time college students and students from underserved populations;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Effective instructional delivery;
  • Proficient in the use of instructional technology;
  • Ability to actively engage students in the learning process;
  • Ability to conduct respectful relationships with students both in and outside the classroom;
  • Ability to work collegially and productively within the university community;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering or closely related field

Qualified applicants should submit:

  • a completed Benedict College application,
  • a cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications of the position,
  • a research plan (2-5 pages)
  • a teaching statement demonstrating knowledge of teaching first-generation college students and diverse student populations,
  • unofficial transcript(s)
  • a list of three references with contact information.

Official transcripts and background check will be required before hiring. Review of applications will begin on January 9, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

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Submit Application Packet to:

Human.Resources@Benedict.edu

For further information, contact:
Professor Fouzi Arammash, Chair,

Computer Science, Physics and Engineering Department

1600 Harden Street

Columbia, SC 29204

803-705-4311

Fouzi.Arammash@Benedict.edu

To apply for this job please visit www.benedict.edu.

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