Structural Engineering Faculty Position in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department Of Civil And Environmental Engineering
The University of Delaware
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Structural Engineering starting in Fall 2018. All ranks will be considered and will be determined based on the applicants past experience and scholarship potential. An earned doctoral degree in civil engineering or closely related field is required. The successful applicant will have either demonstrated, or shown a clear potential for, creative and independent research that would lead to strong extramurally-funded research and national/international recognition. The department is interested in strengthening the existing focus in bridge engineering; possible research interests could include, but are not limited to, field and laboratory experimentation; advanced materials (including composites, ultra-high performance concrete, self-healing materials, among others); innovative bridge inspection, evaluation and management; accelerated bridge construction; sustainable design, construction and maintenance. The promise of the candidate’s research is of higher priority than the specific area of research. Evidence of the ability to develop outstanding teaching programs is also required.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (www.ce.udel.edu) has 30 faculty members, 500+ undergraduate students, and 100+ graduate students. The department has active research programs in structural, geotechnical, environmental, coastal, infrastructure systems, and transportation engineering. Department faculty also participate in multi-disciplinary research and education as part of the Center for Innovative Bridge Engineering, Delaware Center for Transportation, Center for Composite Materials, Center for Applied Coastal Research and Disaster Research Center. The department has state-of-the-art facilities and instruments for laboratory and field experiments and computing infrastructure.
One of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States, the University of Delaware today combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering. The 194,000-square-foot Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory includes shared laboratories for nanofabrication and advanced materials characterization and greatly expands opportunities for interdisciplinary research and education, The 272-acre STAR (Science, Technology and Advanced Research) campus offers even more opportunities for research, academic, and commercial development. The University’s main campus is located in Newark, Delaware, halfway between Washington, DC and New York City, and less than an hour from both Baltimore and Philadelphia. Please visit our website at www.udel.edu.
Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter summarizing their experience, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching and research plans (limited to 500 words each), which include information of how their work will advance the field of bridge engineering, (4) a statement of experience/ideas for advancing UD’s diversity goals (http://sites.udel.edu/diversity) and, (5) names and contact information of three references. Applications should be submitted to https://apply.interfolio.com/45479. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be received by December 4, 2017.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities and people with disabilities. The University of Delaware is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant focused on enhancing the climate of the University for women STEM faculty. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be viewed at: www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.
The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Delaware is to provide a culturally diverse and intellectually stimulating environment for
the discovery and application of knowledge in civil and environmental engineering,
the education of our students to their fullest potential, and
service to the public through outreach and professional activities.