Job ID: 129538

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

  • Sep. 20, 2019
  • Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    Ann Arbor, MI
  • Dec. 1, 2019
  • Sep. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Geotechnical

The University of Michigan’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is searching for a faculty candidate in the broad area of Geotechnical Engineering that aligns with a new strategic plan of the department. This search is open-rank. The preferred start date is Sept. 1, 2020 or sooner. We seek candidates demonstrating exceptional innovation and creativity and who are interested in areas that align with or support the CEE Department’s Strategic Plan which identifies five strategic directions: human habitat experience, adaptation, shaping resource flows, autonomy and smart infrastructure finance. Areas of interest for this position include, but are not limited to: energy geotechnics, bio-geotechnics, natural and man-made hazard mitigation, resilience, site characterization and the coupling of experimental and computational geotechnics.

To be considered for this position, a PhD (or equivalent) degree or enrollment in a PhD-granting program is required at the time of application. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the potential to leverage existing disciplinary strengths within the CEE department, a capacity to collaborate with researchers in other departments and colleges across the University, and show abilities to translate fundamental advances into practice. At associate and full professor levels, a strong record of teaching and mentoring students in courses that complement the CEE undergraduate and graduate curricula, and a development of new courses, is expected.

Please visit our website at: to submit your application that includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) statements of research interests, teaching philosophy, and diversity, equity and inclusion, 3) copies of a maximum of 3 representative research publications, and 4) contact information for 5 references. Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to Prof. Radoslaw L. Michalowski, the Search Committee Chair, Applications are requested by Dec. 1, 2019, but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus, and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all our activities. Information about our vision, mission, and values can be found at:

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan – along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment – can be found at:

The University of Michigan is a premier public university with top-rated Engineering, Medical, Law, and Business programs, and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The College of Engineering (CoE) is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally and intellectually diverse environment. The CoE is at the forefront of innovation through active collaboration with other campus entities, including the School for Environment and Sustainability, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, the University of Michigan Energy Institute, and the Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute. For further information about the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, go to:

  • The University of Michigan is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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Contact Information

  • Professor Radoslaw Michalowski
    Civil and Environmental Engineering
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    2350 Hayward Street
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125

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