Job Description: The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. We seek outstanding candidates with a structural engineering background experienced in the analysis, design, and development of innovative structural systems. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
Modular and adaptable structural forms;
Structures designed for accelerated construction or that utilize novel construction methods;
Structural forms that exploit 3-D printing technologies; and
Work at the interfaces of structural engineering, architecture, construction engineering and/or materials engineering.
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses to a diverse student population in the CAEE department, develop a sustainable sponsored research program, mentor graduate students, collaborate with other faculty within and outside of the CAEE department and from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and the profession. The ability to teach courses that relate to the behavior and design of concrete structures is preferred but not mandatory.
The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service activities.
The CAEE department has over 55 faculty and is currently ranked amongst the top five graduate and undergraduate programs in both civil and environmental engineering by US News and World Report. Faculty in CAEE have access to state-of-the-art, internationally recognized research and computational facilities, including the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, the Laboratory for Infrastructure Materials Engineering, and the Texas Advanced Computing Center.
Applicant Instructions: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree, or be enrolled in a Ph.D. program, in Civil Engineering or other relevant discipline at the time of application. Interested and qualified individuals should submit materials in electronic form to http://caee.utexas.edu/faculty/openings. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020.
(1) Cover letter — the cover letter should be addressed to: Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
(2) Curriculum Vitae—including academic and professional experience and a list of publications
(3) Statement of Research—including past research accomplishments and outlining areas of technical expertise that complement the department’s strategic plan and vision (available at http://www.caee.utexas.edu/about/strategic)
(4) Statement of Teaching — including prior teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and future teaching interests
(5) Statement on contributions to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service, as well as your understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics
(6) The names and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three references.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. A security-sensitive background check will be conducted on applicants selected for the position.
About University of Texas at Austin
UTeachEngineering, a collaborative initiative of the Cockrell School of Engineering and UTeach Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin and the Austin Independent School District, is dedicated to developing leaders in the emerging field of secondary engineering education.UTeachEngineering prepares undergraduates, degree-holders, and in-service educators to teach innovative and exciting curricula that will allow their students to discover what engineering is, what engineers do, and the role that engineering plays in shaping their world.