Faculty Position Openings : University of Texas at San Antonio


Faculty Position in Infrastructure and Advanced Materials

University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of Civil, and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil, and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position in infrastructure and advanced materials at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, starting in the Fall 2016. The new hire will complement existing departmental research in structural engineering. An earned doctorate in Civil Engineering or related field is required. PhD must be conferred prior to appointment in Fall 2016. Professional licensure, or the ability to obtain it within 3 years, is highly desirable. Strongest consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in areas related to advanced materials and applications for the improvement of infrastructure and the built environment. Areas of focus include: advanced materials, infrastructure materials, green materials and applications, use of alternative materials for applications in infrastructure materials, structural testing, bridge engineering, sustainability, resilience, and design in a multi-hazard environment. The successful candidate will be expected to develop experimental and/or omputational research programs in collaboration with other units in the department, the College of Engineering, the College of Science, and across the University.

Applicants must demonstrate a creative vision for original research. The successful candidate will be expected to (1) develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program; (2) supervise graduate students; (3) teach undergraduate and graduate classes in CEE; (4) work across disciplinary boundaries; and (5) serve the department, College of Engineering, and the University. The successful candidate will be expected to combine experimental work with modeling based on fundamental principles, to show potential for significant impact on the profession, and have the talent to educate future leaders of the profession in the mastery and application of the areas of their research.

UTSA is located in San Antonio, Texas a vibrant city of more than 1.5 million people, with significant economic growth, numerous industrial establishments and excellent school districts. The city and the University provide excellent cultural and educational opportunities as well as exceptional employment opportunities. The University has about 30,000 students and is the second largest component in the University of Texas System. The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is housed within the College of Engineering and is ABET accredited with programs at the bachelors, masters and PhD levels, please visit the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering website, at http://engineering.utsa.edu/CE/deptInfo.html.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit the following materials:

An application letter
A list of at least three references with current e-mail address and telephone number,
A statement of research interests
A two-page statement of teaching philosophy, and
A curriculum vitae.

Application materials and inquiries may be sent to: Iliana.rodriguez@utsa.edu

Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire. The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and it is committed to diversity in its faculty and its educational programs. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The position is pending budget approval.

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