Opportunities

University of Louisville: Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at University of Louisville invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position effective August 2021. The department has dual ABET accreditation in BS and MEng programs of Civil Engineering. In addition it also has M.S. and Ph.D. programs. This position is expected to be filled at the rank of assistant professor in the water resources area. A Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering is required. Professional Engineering licensure (PE) or plans to pursue PE registration is expected.

This position is encouraged to interact with our existing Stream Institute (SI) and the Center for Infrastructure Research (CIR). The Stream Institute is a well-established research collaborative center that focuses on stream and wetlands restoration. Developed over the past 25 years, the SI has an extensive database and project history throughout Kentucky and adjacent states. The Center for Infrastructure Research focuses on urban infrastructure challenges. The CIR has conducted many stormwater, water, and power based projects, primarily within the Louisville Metro area. For detailed information on these two institutes, see:

https://engineering.louisville.edu/research/centersinstitutes/stream/

https://engineering.louisville.edu/research/centersinstitutes/cir/

To promote their research programs, successful candidates are strongly encouraged to leverage infrastructure and technical support available at these centers as well as other centers housed in the Speed School of Engineering.

Applications:

Application reviews will begin on April 26, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Required materials:

- a cover letter

- contact information for three professional references

- a candidate statement discussing teaching, research, and professional goals

- a current CV

Application link: http://louisville.edu/hr/employment/jobs/currentopenings

University of Toronto: Tenure-Track Position in Concrete Materials 

The Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of concrete materials.

Candidates must have a PhD in civil engineering, or a related discipline by date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates who have a background in material characterization, testing, durability, analysis and/or modelling and demonstrate research excellence in ideally one or more of these areas:  advanced concrete technologies; new, low CO2 cement-based materials; cement-based composites. Candidates are expected to show evidence of application in the area of infrastructure.

Excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by the teaching dossier to include a strong statement of teaching philosophy, excellent teaching evaluations, sample syllabi and demonstrated superior performance in other teaching related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, or experience leading successful workshops or seminars, as well as strong endorsements from referees.


Applications:

The application closes on Apr. 30, 2021, for a start date of Sep. 1, 2021.

Applications should be addressed to Professor Brent Sleep, Chair of the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto.

Required materials:

- a detailed curriculum vitae

- a cover letter

- a concise statement of research interests, objectives, and accomplishments (3 pages maximum)

- up to three examples of publications or working papers

- a teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations

three letters of references; sent directly to the Search committee via email at facultysearch.civmin@utoronto.ca.

Submission Guidelines:  https://jobs.utoronto.ca/content/Frequently-Asked-Questions/

Application link: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor-Concrete-Materials-ON/544733117/


Oregon State University: Instructor in Geotechnical Engineering 

The School of Civil and Construction Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term Instructor (Geotechnical Engineering) position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head.

This Instructor position will teach courses primarily in geotechnical engineering and other lower-division civil engineering topics in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE) at Oregon State University. The successful candidate may be offered opportunity to pursue research funding within their field of expertise. While not required for the position, these additional opportunities reflect the college’s understanding of the critical nature of ongoing professional growth and development for all.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Doctoral degree with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering OR a master’s degree with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering plus 5 years of professional and/or college/university teaching experience.
    • Knowledge and ability to teach courses in geotechnical engineering.
    • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion across different demographic groups through teaching, research, outreach, advising, and/or service within a university community, or a societal or professional context.
    • Demonstrated effectiveness as a communicator (e.g., written, oral, and visual/graphical communication).

Applications: 

Application will close on April 30, 2021, for a start date of Sep. 16, 2021. For additional information please contact: Armin Stuedlein (armin.stuedlein@oregonstate.edu).

Required Materials: 

1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position (1-2 pages).
3) Statement of Teaching that outlines your teaching beliefs and practices (1-2 pages)
4) Diversity Statement that explains how your education, training, and/or lived experience will help build an inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community (1–2 pages).
5) You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

Application link: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/99100

Post Doctoral Research Associate

The Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Southern California seeks an energetic and innovative postdoctoral researcher with interest in experimental and numerical methods to work on a project funded by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on non-destructive evaluation of spent nuclear fuel storage canisters. All applicants must be United States citizens or a noncitizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence (i.e., in possession of a currently valid Alien Registration Receipt Card I-551, or other legal verification of such status).

Particularly, prior research experience in one or more of the following areas is desired: (1) structural dynamics, (2) advanced finite element modeling and analysis, (3) instrumentation for experimental data collection, (4) sensors, (5) computational and data sciences, (6) non-destructive evaluation methods, (7) vibration analysis, (8) uncertainty quantification and probabilistic methods, and (9) spent nuclear transportation and storage.

Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or a related discipline. It is preferred that the applicant has experience in using servo-hydraulic material and structural testing systems, and a strong publication record. The post-doctoral scholar is expected to engage in and help with undergraduate/graduate student mentoring, research proposal writing, and laboratory organization and testing. Only individuals who have a strong desire to pursue an academic career are encouraged apply.

The duration of the position is expected to be one year and may be renewable based on performance and availability of funding. The salary will be commensurate with the prior research experience of the applicant.

The desired start date is March 1, 2021. Applications will be processed as they arrive until the position is closed.

Individuals interested in applying should submit by email (a) CV, (b) a brief (~2 paragraph) summary of research interests, (c) two recent publications, and (d) a list of three references, to Professor Bora Gencturk, gencturk@usc.edu.

A comprehensive benefits package will be included. https://postdocs.usc.edu/postdoc-resources/benefits-and-privileges/

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women, men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.