Professor and Chair

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Full Professor and Chair
Job Institution: 
A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
Job Description: 

PROFESSOR AND CHAIR

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Responsibilities include leadership of a research-active academic department, program development with industrial partners, and stewardship of strong academic programs. Applicants should have an earned doctorate in civil and environmental engineering, or a closely related field; strong leadership ability with proven interpersonal skills; a proven research record with evidence of international recognition; and a commitment to engineering education. Applicants must be qualified for appointment as a tenured full professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has 27 regular and a number of affiliate faculty members and 16 staff.  The research activities and educational programs include project management, environmental engineering, geotechnical and materials engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, remote sensing and water resources systems. With more than 432 undergraduate students, 248 graduate students and more than $26 million in research expenditures, the department is a central education and research unit at the University of Maryland.  At the undergraduate level, the department offers a degree program in Civil Engineering with specializations in six areas (Environmental, Geotechnical, Project Management, Structural, Transportation, and Water Resources).

For best consideration, applications should be submitted to Position number 105644 at https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58531 by April 12, 2013.  Applications should include a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae (resume), and a list of names including contact information for five references.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.