Title: Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering or Structural Engineering
Institution: University of Colorado Denver
Location: Denver, Colorado, US
The Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of either Environmental Engineering or Structural Engineering. The preferred start date is August 2017.
Reporting to the Chair of the Civil Engineering Department, this position is expected to develop and teach lecture and laboratory courses at all levels, establish and maintain an active, externally funded research program; conduct high quality research involving graduate students, leading to sponsored research and refereed publications; advise students; and contribute to Department, College, and University governance and to the profession.
• Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a closely related field
• Technical competencies and commitment related to the teaching of fundamental as well as advanced courses
• Ability and commitment to pursue and establish externally funded research programs
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to work effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and faculty
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Team oriented, interested and committed to strengthening existing programs
With respect to the candidate's expertise:
For Structural Engineering: the candidate's expertise will strengthen and complement the current Structural Engineering program in bridge engineering, sustainable structural systems, and the performance evaluation of constructed facilities. Examples include advanced numerical modeling, data science, experimental techniques, resilient infrastructure, next generation structural materials and applications, non-destructive evaluation, and extreme events such as structural fire. Preference will be given to those who can conduct interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary research activities, based on a dynamic technical background.
For Environmental Engineering: the candidate's expertise will strengthen and complement the current Environmental and Sustainability Engineering program in energy engineering & analysis, systems analysis & life cycle assessment, climate & environmental decision-making. Any aspect of environment, energy and/or sustainability will be considered: Examples include (but not limited to) water-waste water treatment, air pollution control, waste-to-energy, geoenvironmental engineering, emerging contaminants, global sustainability, industrial ecology, renewable energy, systems & life cycle thinking applied to water-food-energy nexus, and health & environmental implications of emerging technologies. Expertise in integrating sustainability concepts in engineering design and analysis is desirable. Preference will be given to interdisciplinary research with clear impacts on societal challenges.
Applications are accepted electronically at www.cu.edu/cu-careers (refer to job posting #06539)
When applying, applicants must include:
1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
2) A current CV/resume
3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references
4) Statement of teaching philosophy
5) Statement of research plan
6) Two representative publications
Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chairs: Dr. Arun Karunanithi (firstname.lastname@example.org; 303-556-2370) for Environmental Engineering and Dr. Jimmy Kim (email@example.com; 303-352-3653) for Structural Engineering
Screening of applications will begin on September 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 2016.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.
More information about the College of Engineering and Applied Science is available through CU Denver website.
More information about the University is available through www.ucdenver.edu.
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