The Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with anticipated start date of August 1, 2019. We are interested in a wide variety of research emphases in sustainable infrastructure engineering. Example areas of interest include sustainable design for civil engineering projects, aspects of infrastructure systems that deliver critical services, assessment of multi-hazards and their mitigation for infrastructure systems, implementing solutions for improving quality of life, addressing humanitarian and/or global issues, applications of renewable energy to infrastructure design, smart and sustainable materials. The department is especially interested in candidates whose research connects across two or more of these areas. Relevant industry experience is desirable. Further, there are excellent opportunities for interactions with the Kentucky Transportation Center, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and Traci Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment.
Candidates must have a PhD in civil engineering or a related field at the time of appointment. Evidence of an ability to obtain extramural grant support and/or some teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities for the successful candidates include establishment of a research program that is supported by awards from extramural agencies, foster inter- and intra-departmental collaborative research activities, contribution to the teaching mission of the undergraduate program, teaching and mentoring for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and service for the department, university, and profession. State law requires faculty members teaching engineering design to become licensed as Professional Engineers in Kentucky within four years of being employed.
Interested applicants should submit four documents:
A letter of application
Statements describing the applicant's research plan (upload under Specific Request 1)
A description of teaching philosophy and experience (please answer under Posting Specific Questions)
Please provide the names and contact information of at least three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Application review will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
For more details on the department and the University, visit our website http://engr.uky.edu/research-faculty/departments/civil-engineering. Questions about the department and/or these searches should be addressed to Dr. Nikiforos Stamatiadis at email@example.com.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
PhD in civil engineering or a related field at the time of appointment
Required Related Experience:
Research emphases in sustainable infrastructure engineering
Required License/Registration/Certification :
State law requires faculty members teaching engineering design to become licensed as Professional Engineers in Kentucky within four years of being employed.
Evidence of an ability to obtain extramural grant support and/or some teaching experience is preferred.
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