Tenure Track Water Resources Position at Drexel University
Drexel University, Pennsylvania, United States
Apply before: 31 December 2022

The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering ( at Drexel University welcomes applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with research and teaching expertise at the intersections of water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering, sustainability, and climate change to build a dynamic and exciting interdisciplinary research program across academic units within the college as well as other schools and colleges throughout Drexel University. This position is part of a cluster hire in the College of Engineering. Aligned with the Drexel University 2030 strategic plan (, the College of Engineering’s cluster hire aims at strengthening Drexel’s identified areas of excellence. We are specifically searching for candidates under the cluster hire themes of Smart, Integrated Cities, and/or Energy and Sustainability, with expertise in sustainable and/or nature-based approaches to climate change resilience and adaptation in the above research areas.

The successful candidate will be expected to further our educational mission by teaching select courses in the concentrations of water resources, hydraulics, geotechnical engineering, and/or geographic information systems at undergraduate and graduate levels. We invite applications from high-caliber candidates to build an innovative research program that will bring new insights and solutions to climate change adaptation planning, for instance in: water resources systems; hydraulic engineering; flood control and water hazard mitigation; river, coastal, and marine geotechnics; coastal and/or river erosion and sediment control; groundwater utilization; scour hazard mitigation for infrastructure resilience; stream ecology and ecohydraulics; and hydroclimatology.

Interviews are beginning imminently, but the position starts in September of 2024 (NOT 2023)!

A full description of the position is posted here:

Franco A. Montalto PhD, PE
Professor, Dept. of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
Research Director, Sustainable Water Resource Engineering Lab
Director, Urban Climate Change Research Network – North American Hub

Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
251 Curtis Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Of interest for:
  • Hydrology Focus Research Group