Pennsylvania State University — Assistant/Associate Professor in Water Research

Assistant/Associate Professor in Water Research

The Pennsylvania State University has a long and rich history of engaged, innovative, and impactful water and water-related research. This portfolio of work encompasses the natural, social, and health sciences, engineering, policy and law, communications, the arts, and more. Building on this breadth and depth of expertise in the water domain, Penn State has committed up to five new tenure-track faculty lines to further catalyze interdisciplinary water research and elevate its impact. These hires are part of a University-wide water initiative involving more than 150 faculty and staff engaged in water research, teaching, and outreach.

At this time we are inviting applications for candidates interested in interdisciplinary research and with expertise in a diversity of water and water-related disciplines, including but not limited to smart water infrastructure and systems, sensors, data collection, analysis, modeling, optimization, prediction, and/or real-time control, aquatic ecology, research and landscape design of riverine, coastal, or wetland systems, and hyperspectral imaging (HSI) with a focus on water resource sensing. These water faculty positions will be co-funded by participating colleges and the Institutes of Energy and the Environment. To apply and for additional details including position-specific-requirements please visit

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