Resilient Civil Infrastructure

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Job Institution: 
University of Maryland College Park
Job Description: 

University of Maryland’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the area of RESILIENT CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE. This area is interpreted broadly to include among many other topics: infrastructure system performance under multi-hazard loading (hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, fire and conflagration); planning for sea level rise, coastal risk, and non-stationary climate; risk analysis for natural hazards, especially in the face of climate change; engineering policy, economic analysis, and infrastructure finance; intelligent and rapidly deployable sensor networks; dynamic decision support for response to hazard events; and engineered and nature-based mitigation of natural hazards. The successful candidate could have an academic background rooted in any area of civil engineering, especially structural, geotechnical, or transportation engineering. We are seeking the best candidate irrespective of specialization. The appointment is preferably at the assistant professor level, but appointment at other ranks will be considered.

Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, guide an active scholarly research program, collaborate across discipline boundaries, and obtain funding from competitive external funding agencies.

All applicants must hold a PhD in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related field by September 2017. For best consideration applications should be received by December 1, 2016, but later applications may be reviewed. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and four names of references with contact information. Applicants should apply electronically at:     Position number 122485

Questions may be referred to:

Dr. Gregory Baecher

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and under-represented minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.