FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of structural engineering at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering or a closely related field. We seek a candidate with a strong background in computational mechanics, the use of multi-functional materials, and structural performance for extreme events. Experience in computational modeling and design of structural systems, innovative materials for sustainable and resilient structures and infrastructures are preferred. Professional experience and the ability to obtain registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) are required.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and PhD degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The department has four tenured/tenure-earning faculty, one clinical assistant professor, and one lecturer. The enrollment within the department is about 170 undergraduate students and 20 graduate students. The CEE Department has current research funding of around $9 million. The faculty research strengths are in the areas of transportation, environmental engineering, structures, materials, sustainability, and water resources. Current and previous sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as USDOT, ALDOT, NSF, DOE, DOD, NASA, and industry.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE:
The College of Engineering is comprised of five departments and has the largest enrollment of the university’s five academic colleges. The research focus in the college includes three of several National Academy of Engineering (NAE) grand challenge problems – secure cyberspace; restore and improve urban infrastructure; and engineer tools of scientific discovery.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional Studies; and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. Huntsville has a population of 215,006 as of the 2020 census, making it Alabama’s most populous city. US News and World Report ranked Huntsville 3rd in the 25 best places to live in the US for 2021-2022.
Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is August 17, 2022. Attendance in new-faculty orientation sessions prior to the official starting date is required.
Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information (including name, address, email address, and phone numbers) for at least three references, a separate statement for both teaching interests and research interest, and a brief statement, not exceeding one page, on how you would contribute towards creating an inclusive environment, consistent with UAH’s core values should be sent to email@example.com.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.
UAH mandates that all employees maintain compliance with current federal regulations.
Please refer to search number 22/23-250