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Executive Director, Institute of Bridge Engineering

University at Buffalo
New York, United States
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Aug 31, 2023
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Executive Director, Institute of Bridge Engineering

Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering

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The Institute of Bridge Engineering ( IBE ) in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo seeks qualified applicants for a non-tenure track Lecturer position with an in house title of Executive Director, Institute of Bridge Engineering. This position will report to the Director of IBE . As appropriate, the candidate may be given an in house title in the Practice series such as an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Practice.

We seek an experienced bridge engineer and/or researcher to:

• Mentor graduate students in the bridge engineering track on career and coursework planning,
• oversee graduate student projects in the bridge engineering track,
• identify funding and research collaboration opportunities,
• assemble research teams to pursue research funding, assist with proposal development and budgeting,
• maintain relationships with transportation agencies, and with local, regional, state and federal legislators and officials,
• communicate the impacts of IBE to transportation agencies and the professional community,
• represent and introduce IBE at local, state, national and international events, conferences, and workshops,
• work with the IBE Director on annual budgeting and financial tracking.

We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo is the largest and most comprehensive of the SUNY engineering schools. The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities, is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York ( SUNY ) system, with about 20,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students and 1600 fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 6,000 students enrolled across 9 academic departments.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

MS degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university in the United States. More than 10 years of professional practice as a bridge engineer in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional registration as a civil engineer in State of New York or ability to do so within 12 months of appointment.

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Andrew Whittaker

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Director, Institute of Bridge Engineering

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