Job ID: 169585

Faculty Position in Structural Engineering

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

  • Oct. 14, 2021
  • Faculty Position in Structural Engineering
  • Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Nov. 15, 2021
  • Aug. 29, 2022
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Structural Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Civil Engineering

PhD in Civil Engineering or related field

About the Job
The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering at the University of Minnesota seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the general area of structural engineering. We are interested in applicants with strong core fundamentals in science and engineering that allow them to move easily across disciplinary boundaries and work collaboratively to solve complex problems of local and global interests. The position is expected to be at the rank of assistant professor, although exceptional candidates at all ranks will be considered.

We are seeking individuals with a documented interest in advancing the frontiers of structural engineering, understood broadly. Candidates with research interests in areas of probabilistic mechanics, uncertainty quantification, stochastic methods, resilience, design optimization, and other related fields, are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a strong externally-funded research program. Teaching responsibilities include existing undergraduate and graduate courses in structural engineering, as well as development of new courses in the candidate’s specialty areas. An earned doctorate is required at the time of the appointment.

About the Department
The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering (CEGE) at the University of Minnesota is affiliated with the Center for Transportation Studies and Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory, and its faculty are involved with these and other research centers and facilities, including the Galambos Structural Engineering Laboratory and the Multi-Axial Subassemblage Testing (MAST) Laboratory. CEGE is one of twelve departments within the College of Science and Engineering, which offers outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary research due to the unique combination of mathematics, science, and engineering in one college.

Application Instructions
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.

Include a letter of intent, CV, complete contact information for three references, and statements on (i) teaching interests, (ii) research interests, and (iii) fostering diversity and inclusion in the classroom and research. The review of applications will begin November 15, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Expected appointment is Fall 2022.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer fully committed to a culturally and academically diverse faculty. Candidates who will further expand the diversity of the academic community through teaching, research, and service are particularly encouraged to apply.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Background Check Information
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About the U of M: The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

  • The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

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Contact Information

  • Char Psihos
    Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    500 Pillsbury Drive SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55455
  • 6126251880

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