Faculty Positions in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH:
Advanced Infrastructure Systems
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions effective September l , 2020. Preference will be given to appointees at the Assistant Professor level, but applicants with outstanding credentials will be considered at other levels.
These positions are part of a strategic expansion intended to support the research and teaching activities of the Advanced Infrastructure Group in the broad areas of structural engineering and mechanics, civil engineering materials, infrastructure, and transportation.
We seek candidates with fundamental expertise, research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: computational mechanics, materials, data analytics, machine learning, resilient infrastructure systems, intelligent infrastructure, structural engineering, and sustainable urban engineering. Further, we seek candidates with outstanding analytical, computational, and/or experimental skills that can interface and complement the existing strengths and Initiatives within our Department
( http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/Departments/Civil-Environmental/ ), and across the University of Pittsburgh ( http s:/ /ww w.pit t.edu /re search ) in order to break traditional discipline silos to better address the complex challenges of modern societies. These Initiatives include nanomaterial fabrication, additive manufacturing, computational modeling, advanced materials development, sustainability, and energy. The ability to collaborate with existing centers, such as the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation ( http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/MCSI ), the Impactful Resilient Infrastructure Science and Engineering (IRISE) Consortium ( https://www.engineering.pitt.edu/irise/ ), and the Center for Energy ( http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/cfe ) is highly desirable.
Outstanding candidates will have the opportunity to join our vibrant and growing department of 22 fulltime faculty members, 300 undergraduate and 130 graduate students (50 of which are PhD students) Minimum requirements to be considered for the positions are: l) an earned doctorate in civil engineering or a closely related field; 2) a viable plan to develop and sustain a strong, externally funded research program within the applicant's area of expertise; 3) strong indication to contribute to the teaching mission of the Department's graduate and undergraduate programs; 4) evidence of good communication skills; 5) commitment to support service and diversity initiatives in the Department, Swanson School of Engineering and the University of Pittsburgh.
Interested applicants should submit: (l) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) teaching statement, (4) research interests and future plans, (5) statement of diversity and inclusion, (6) copies of three representative publications, and (7) the names and contact information for at least three references. Please submit the application through Interfolio at the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/69185 .
University of Pittsburgh faculty receive a comprehensive package of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; retirement savings/pension plans; and tuition scholarships for dependents. Details are available at: http://www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits .
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented US minority groups and women to apply for this position.
Please refer to job description. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 20000813
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.