Assistant/Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 13, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering

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Job Description Summary

The Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) in Geotechnical Engineering beginning Fall 2021. The selected faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in geotechnical engineering; develop an externally funded research program; supervise doctoral and masters students; and publish in refereed journals. The selected candidate is expected to engage in service activities with professional organizations and the university.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in civil engineering or a closely related field at the time of employment and meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. on the date appointment is scheduled to begin, and must communicate effectively in English.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates should have research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty. Desired research interests include, but are not limited to, coastal geotechnics, unsaturated soil mechanics, rock mechanics, underground construction, sustainability geotechnics, geosynthetics, soil improvement and other emerging areas of geotechnical engineering.
Desirable qualifications include: research and teaching experiences in geotechnical engineering; postdoctoral and/or industry experience; and professional engineering registration or the ability to pursue licensure as a Professional Engineer.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a combined statement of research and teaching interests (no more than three pages) along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted; official transcripts required of finalists) and contact information for three references. Candidates should specifically address future research plans and how those complement existing faculty members in their statement.

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