Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
United States

Position Details

Basic Information

Position Title: Civil and Environmental Assistant Professor
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Position Type: Faculty
Position URL:

Position Description

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh
invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions effective October 1, 2020.
Preference will be given to appointees at the Assistant Professor level, but applicants
with outstanding credentials will be considered at other levels.
These positions are part of a strategic expansion intended to support the research and
teaching activities of the Advanced Infrastructure Group in the broad areas of structural
engineering and mechanics, civil engineering materials, infrastructure, and

We seek candidates with fundamental expertise, research and teaching interests in one
or more of the following areas: computational mechanics, materials, data analytics,
machine learning, resilient infrastructure systems, intelligent infrastructure, structural
engineering, and sustainable urban engineering.

Further, we seek candidates with outstanding analytical, computational, and/or
experimental skills that can interface and complement the existing strengths and
Initiatives within our Department (,
and across the University of Pittsburgh ( in
order to break traditional discipline silos to better address the complex challenges of
modern societies. These Initiatives include nanomaterial fabrication, additive
manufacturing, computational modeling, advanced materials development,

sustainability, and energy. The ability to collaborate with existing centers, such as the
Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (, the
Impactful Resilient Infrastructure Science and Engineering (IRISE) Consortium
(, and the Center for Energy
( is highly desirable.
Outstanding candidates will have the opportunity to join our vibrant and growing
department of 22 full-time faculty members, 300 undergraduate and 130 graduate
students (50 of which are PhD students)


Minimum requirements to be considered for the positions are: 1) an earned doctorate in
civil engineering or a closely related field; 2) a viable plan to develop and sustain a
strong, externally funded research program within the applicant's area of expertise; 3)

strong indication to contribute to the teaching mission of the Department's graduate and
undergraduate programs; 4) evidence of good communication skills; 5) commitment to
support service and diversity initiatives in the Department, Swanson School of
Engineering and the University of Pittsburgh.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) teaching statement, (4)
research interests and future plans, (5) statement of diversity and inclusion, (6) copies
of three representative publications, and (7) the names and contact information for at
least three references.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and will continue until the positions
are filled. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented US minority groups
and women to apply for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Internal Notes
Position ID or Requisition Number

Rank: Assistant Professor


Position Term Length: 8 months
Anticipated Start Date: Sep 1, 2020
Salary Range or Pay Grade

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