Job ID: 171532

Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics

University of Houston

  • Nov. 8, 2021
  • Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics
  • Cullen College of Engineering-Civil & Environmenal Engineering Department
  • University of Houston
    Houston, TX
  • Open until filled
  • September 1 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Structural Engineering
    Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Houston invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics. Candidates with research interests in computation, modeling, and/or experimentation, as well as with multi-disciplinary research directions are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to demonstrate nationally and internationally recognized scholarly activities with a strong potential of having externally funded research. The candidates must also demonstrate a commitment towards teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, or in a closely related field at the time of appointment. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an internationally recognized, cross-disciplinary research program, and to be able to complement and collaborate with the current faculty in the Department, College, and University.

University and Department: The University of Houston is located in a park-like campus a few minutes from downtown Houston with over 37,000 undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate students. The CEE department currently has 22 tenured or tenure-track faculty members with over 340 undergraduates, and over 125 graduate students. Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S. with over 6.9 million in population in the greater Houston area. It is the "energy capital of the world" and houses the largest medical center in the world. The greater Houston area offers state-of-the-art recreational facilities, world-class arts and cultural activities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.

Time Frame: The start date for this appointment is September 1, 2022. Applications received before January 1, 2022 will be given priority and the review will continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply: Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of research, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and complete information for four references. The application and associated documentation should be submitted to the following site for consideration:

  • The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the U.S., seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.

    The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

    The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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Contact Information

  • Cherish Wallace
    Cullen College of Engineering-Civil & Environmenal Engineering Department
    University of Houston
    4726 Calhoun N107 Eng Bldg 1
    Houston, TX 77204
  • 713-743-4260

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