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Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering


Environmental Engineering Faculty Position:

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CIVE) at Oklahoma State University is pleased to invite applications for one (1) tenure-track faculty position in the area of Environmental Engineering and Water Resources. The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for developing a strong externally funded research program. The School is especially interested in candidates that can collaborate strategically with current expertise within the department, college, and state. Preferred candidates may be focused on the following areas: unit operations; contaminants of emerging concern (CECs); analytical detection, sensing, and monitoring; physical-chemical or biological treatment of water and wastewater; transformations of contaminants in the environment; water reuse; modeling of water and environmental systems, and resource recovery. Candidates will be considered in all areas of Environmental Engineering and Water Resources. The successful candidate must have an academic background to teach undergraduate courses in environmental and water resources engineering in the Civil and Environmental Engineering curriculum, as well as teach new and/or existing graduate courses in their area of expertise. A Ph.D. in, or closely related to, Civil and Environmental Engineering is required. It is preferred that candidates can become licensed as a Professional Engineer within 6 years of appointment.

Oklahoma State University is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, approximately 60 miles from both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The School currently has 13 faculty members, 241 undergraduate students, and 58 graduate students. The School is a unique blend of teaching and research excellence. Research expenditures were $3 million in 2019 or approximately $200,000 per faculty member. The OSU Civil Engineering program has undergone a major expansion through the construction of new offices and classrooms as well as the new Endeavor Lab. The Endeavor Lab is a 72,000 sf interdisciplinary undergraduate laboratory opened in the fall semester of 2018.


Ph.D. in a field closely related to Civil and Environmental Engineering is required.


Full Screening of applications will commence on November 1, 2020.  Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled or the search has been terminated.

Send requests for additional information to the search committee chair, Dr. Mark Krzmarzick, at

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online at (req # 8459). A single pdf file will be requested with your application. The file should include:

  • a cover letter of application;
  • a curriculum vita;
  • a research statement including a plan to secure external funding (maximum of three pages);
  • a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (maximum of two pages) which should address promotion of diversity and inclusion within civil engineering education
  • names and contact information of five references.


For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-2909.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

Pending Job Openings in Climate Variability, Change, Impacts and Adaptation

North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC), the University of Alaska (Fairbanks, AK), the University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), the University of Colorado (Boulder, CO), the University of Hawaiʻi (Mānoa, HI), the University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA), the University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK), and the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) are teamed on multiple grant opportunities related to the impacts of climate variability and change on ecosystems, natural resources, cultural resources, infrastructure, tribal lands and waters, urban and rural settlements, and economic development. We seek contact information (name, address, email, and phone) for outstanding scholars with experience and interest in these subjects, in developing actionable science solutions in cooperation with stakeholders, and with demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

The following positions MAY become available during the next 6-12 months at the institutions listed above, depending on funding decisions:

“Fire PostDoc” – multiple 2-year postdoctoral associate positions related to wildland and forest fires in a changing climate, including positions focused on fire science, fire ecology, post-fire ecological transformations, indigenous traditional uses of fire, economic and societal impacts of fire, the human dimensions of wildland or forest fires, data assimilation, state-space modeling, optimization, numerical modeling, boundary-layer meteorology, and fire climatology.

“Climate Extension PostDoc” – one or more 2-3-year postdoc positions focused on integrating the state-of-the-science into adaptation or mitigation decisions made by practitioners in federal, state, tribal, and municipal government agencies and non-profit organizations, including those dealing with water, land, fire, or ecosystems management.

“Grasslands Project PostDoc” – one 2-3-year postdoc position focused on coordinating two interdisciplinary working groups to synthesize the science around climate change and climate change adaptation in the grassland socio-ecological systems of the North American Great Plains.

“Research Coordinator” – one or more full-time staff positions focused on administering a research portfolio related to climate variability, change, impacts, and adaptation and communicating with the scientific leads of these projects to ensure their successful completion and documentation.

“Drought Statistics Grad Student” – one 2-year position focused on seasonal-to- subseasonal drought prediction in the south-central U.S., with an emphasis on statistical modeling; advanced statistical knowledge required.

To be contacted about official job postings if grants are awarded, send us your contact information (name, address, email, and phone) to Your input will be provided to all of the universities listed above. Please note in your email: (1) what named positions (in quotes above) interest you and (2) in which of the eight university hometowns (in the first sentence) you are willing to work.

Depending on the status of CoVid-19, positions may begin as telework but are expected to transition to in-person work after university clearance is provided; hence, do not send us materials unless you are willing and able to work at one of these locations.





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The Area Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor will serve irrigated agriculture producers, agricultural water districts, environmental groups, and water and land resource professionals in both the public and private sectors in a four-county region. The advisor will focus on the efficient use of irrigation water at the farm level through improved irrigation methods, improved irrigation scheduling and regulated deficit irrigation strategies.


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