The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for two faculty positions in the general field of structural engineering. It is expected that one position will be filled at the Professor level and the other at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates with strong academic and research interests in structural engineering, structural mechanics, or structural materials are encouraged to apply. We are particularly reaching out to individuals with interests in structural modeling, and/or experimentation, as well as with interdisciplinary infrastructure research interests to work collaboratively with existing faculty at UH and through national and international opportunities.
Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Structural Mechanics theory and application, or in a closely related field at the time of appointment. Successful candidates at the senior level are expected to demonstrate nationally and internationally recognized scholarly activities with a strong potential of initiating and maintaining an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary research program, and to be able to complement and collaborate with the current faculty in the Department, College, and University. The candidates must also demonstrate a commitment towards teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels with the opportunity to develop new courses to enhance our undergraduate and graduate curriculum.
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 20 tenured or tenure-track faculty members with over 270 undergraduates, and 130 graduate students. Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S. with over 6.6 million in population in the 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, 2020. Applications received before January 1, 2020 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: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC001132
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.
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