The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at The Pennsylvania
State University invites applications for two tenure-line faculty positions at the rank of
assistant or associate professor in the areas of: 1) structural engineering and mechanics,
2) geotechnical engineering, and 3) transportation engineering. Beyond the specific area
of activity, the applicant’s intellectual depth and promise for high-quality research and
teaching are top priorities. Individuals with demonstrated abilities to collaborate across
disciplines are especially encouraged to apply.
The CEE Department is a vibrant and dynamic group with 33 faculty members, 19
research scientists, annual research expenditures of $24 million, and U.S. News &
World Report graduate rankings of 15th for environmental engineering and 21st for
civil engineering. Department faculty members have received prestigious honors
including many professional society awards, six NSF CAREER awards, and one NAE
membership. Excellent opportunities exist for candidates to interact with faculty
on multidisciplinary projects through the Penn State Materials Research Institute,
the Institute for Cyberscience, the Larson Transportation Institute, the Institutes for
Energy and the Environment, the Sustainability Institute, the Protective Technology
Center, and the Civil Infrastructure Testing and Evaluation Laboratory, among others.
Penn State is one of the nation’s leading research universities with expenditures
exceeding $840 million annually. The university is also one of the nation’s leaders in
industry-sponsored research, with partnerships involving more than 400 companies
on an annual basis.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related discipline.
The new hires will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and are
expected to enhance the department’s existing curriculum.
Applications should be received by November 6, 2017, for full consideration;
however, review of applications will continue through December. Applications
should include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and
teaching interests, two to four publications, and contact information for four
references, all as a single PDF. Please see www.cee.psu.edu/ for information about the department.
Apply to job 74312 at http://apptrkr.com/1086305.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in
accordance with University policies.
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed
to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to
race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or protected veteran status.