Tenure Track Faculty Position in Earth Surface Engineering and Intelligent Geotechnical Systems
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September 13, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
Higher Education Institution
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Earth Surface Engineering and Intelligent Geotechnical Systems. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, earth resource engineering; assessment and mitigation of hazards due to natural and/or anthropogenic seismicity; protection of coastal systems; multi-physics of soils, rocks and granular media; sensor technology; construction automation; remote sensing and monitoring of geo-technical systems. Candidates at all levels will be considered. Applicants with an earned Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, or a related discipline, who possess strong teaching skills and the ability to establish a well-funded program of independent and collaborative research are encouraged to apply.
Applications should be submitted electronically via the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and a list of at least four names who can provide letters of recommendation. Application materials should be submitted to the search committee via the website. Review of applications will begin on October 31, and will continue until the position is filled.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.