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Faculty Position in Structures, Mechanics, and/or Materials: University of Pittsburgh

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Faculty Position in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position effective September 1, 2016.  This position is part of the strategic expansion intended to support research and teaching activities in the broad areas of structural engineering, structural mechanics and civil engineering materials. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for high-quality research and teaching. The Department seeks a candidate 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.engineering.pitt.edu/Departments/Civil-Environmental/). Candidates interested in collaborative and interdisciplinary research within the department and within 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, including an endowed professorship.

Outstanding candidates will have the opportunity to join our vibrant and growing department of 21 faculty members, 280 undergraduate and 150 graduate students (50 of which are PhD students). The successful applicant will be expected to develop and sustain a strong, externally funded research program within their area of expertise and contribute to the teaching mission of the graduate and undergraduate programs.

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 CEE15AIS@pitt.edu.

Applications will be considered beginning December 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups and/or females to apply for this position.  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.

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