THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA Water Technologies for Emerging Regions (WaTER) Center invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Sanitation Technologies and Approaches for Emerging Regions. This new position reflects the strong commitment of the University of Oklahoma to expand the pioneering work of the OU WaTER Center (WaTER.ou.edu) in response to the UN Millennium Development Goals (specifically Target 7.c). The WaTER Center is targeting applications at the Associate Professor level but will consider other ranks for highly qualified applicants.
An earned Ph.D. in engineering, science or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate should have a record of funding and publishing peer reviewed journal articles on sustainable sanitation technologies and approaches in developing countries including rural and/or urban applications. The successful candidate will teach courses and mentor undergraduate and graduate students working on sanitation for developing countries. Preference will be given to candidates with extended field experience in developing countries and the ability to quickly develop and maintain research programs focused on developing countries. Preference will also be given to candidates with experience integrating technology, business, behavioral and/or health issues as well as those whose work overlaps with issues common to emerging regions in the US.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the contact information of three references to: Sanitation Technology/Approaches Search Chair; School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science; The University of Oklahoma; 202 W. Boyd St., Room 334; Norman, OK 73019-1024. Initial screening of applications will begin by August 1, 2012; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Women, minorities and disabled persons are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Oklahoma is an EEO/AA employer.