Schwaber Professor of Environmental Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute invites applications for the Alena and David M. Schwaber
Professorship of Environmental Engineering. The A.D.M. Schwaber Professorship is a
senior-level position to be filled at the Associate or Professor rank in one of two areas:
Water Resources Sustainability - (to address sustainable water solutions in areas such
as water supply, storm water, resilient water systems, system impacts from global
warming, and/or green engineering) or Environmental Microbiology -(as applied to
areas such as water supply and human health, bioremediation, biological treatment,
and/or drinking water pathogens). This person is expected to lead multidisciplinary
research initiatives that span science across engineering policy.
The successful candidate will join a group of faculty in WPI’s Environmental
Engineering Program and Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE ) Department
who are dedicated to the development of innovative research and exceptional projectbased
educational programs that complement our Department’s current initiatives
and strengths (http://www.wpi.edu/+CEE) and align with WPI’s strategic plan (http://
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in environmental engineering or a closely related
engineering field. A professional engineering license or the ability to obtain one is also
desirable. The successful applicant must have a proven record of funding in one of these
areas, and a vision for collaborative interaction across many related disciplines. The
ideal candidate would have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student
advising at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and must have a strong interest in
innovative project based teaching methods and curriculum development to support the
environmental engineering program.
Applications should include detailed curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and
research interests, and a list of five professional references (at least one of which
addresses leadership experience) via https://careers.wpi.edu/. Applications from
women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. This search will remain
open until the position is filled.
To apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/972174
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for
individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.