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Assistant Professor

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An earned doctorate in civil engineering or a closely related field is required prior to appointment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed resume, statements describing teaching and research interests and future plans, copies of three representative publications, and the names and contact information for at least three references, all in a single PDF file, to CEE16AIS@pitt.edu. Applications will be considered beginning February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups and/or woman to apply for these positions. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 23201-Civil & Environmental Engineering
Position Number 02358
Position Details

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions effective September 1, 2017. These positions are intended to support research and teaching activities in the broad areas of structural engineering, structural mechanics and civil engineering materials. Candidates with specialization in computational mechanics and methods such as generalized finite element and mesh-free methods, stochastic computational mechanics, inverse problems, system identification, steel and composite steel/concrete structures, and structural stability are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidates must demonstrate potential for high-quality research and teaching. The Department seeks candidates with outstanding analytical, computational, and/or experimental skills in structures, mechanics and/or civil engineering materials having expertise that complements the existing strengths within the department (http://www.enqineerinq.pitt.edu/Departments/Civil-Environmental/) . Candidates interested in collaborative and interdisciplinary research within the department and existing centers (http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/Research) across the Swanson School of Engineering are encouraged to apply. These initiatives include nanomaterial fabrication, additive manufacturing, computational modeling, and advanced materials development. Preference will be given to an appointee at the Assistant Professor level but applicants with outstanding credentials will be considered at other levels.

Outstanding candidates will have the opportunity to join our vibrant and growing department of
23 faculty members, 280 undergraduate and 150 graduate students (50 of which are PhD students). The successful applicants will be expected to develop and sustain a strong, externally funded research program within their area of expertise and contribute to the t aching mission of the Department’s graduate and undergraduate programs.

Application Process

An earned doctorate in civil engineering or a closely related field is required prior to appointment. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed resume, statements describing teaching and research interests and future plans, copies of three representative publications, and the names and contact information for at least three references, all in a single PDF file, to CEE16AIS@pitt.edu.

Applications will be considered beginning February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups and/or woman to apply for these positions. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 03/13/2017
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