[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty position, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Bond, Tami C yark at illinois.edu
Mon Oct 7 11:49:49 MDT 2013

Forwarding information on a faculty position in our department:

 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (UIUC). The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for one full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position; all ranks will be considered. The Department seeks to expand its expertise in emerging areas that are increasingly interdisciplinary to address critical global challenges with societal, national and international dimensions through innovative education and research. All sub-disciplines of civil and environmental engineering will be considered.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an internationally recognized research program, to contribute fully to teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses, and to provide service to the profession. The successful candidate is also expected to develop interactions with faculty from other areas, programs, and centers within CEE, as well as other College of Engineering disciplines and across Campus. Opportunities exist to participate in related CEE and campus-wide communities, such as the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Prairie Research Institute, Illinois Center for Transportation, Mid-America Earthquake Center and the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) site, the National Rail Transportation Center, the Information Trust Institute, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the Institute of Genomic Biology, the Science and Technology Center on Advanced Materials for Water Purification Systems, as well as nine other Engineering Departments. Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriate field. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

Qualified candidates may be considered as Blue Waters Professors, where substantial computing resources will be available on one of the most powerful computers in the world  (http://engineering.illinois.edu/bluewaters). Opportunities exist for tenured full professors suited to the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative, a $100-million endowment from the Grainger Foundation (http://graingerinitiative.engineering.illinois.edu).

To ensure full consideration, create your candidate profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application cover letter (addressed to Professor Amr S. Elnashai, Head, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1114 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, 205 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801. Telephone: 217-265-5497), curriculum vitae, a concise summary of past research accomplishments and any teaching experience, a statement of future research and teaching plans, and complete contact information of at least three references by November 15, 2013. The starting date is negotiable, but is preferred to be August 16, 2014. Information about the department may be found at our website at http://cee.illinois.edu/.

Urbana-Champaign offers the residential advantages of a medium-sized university city, excellent cultural opportunities, and a high quality of life as reflected by its ranking as one of the Great Neighborhoods in America by the American Planning Association: http://www.planning.org/greatplaces/neighborhoods/2007/westurbana.htm.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu<http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu>). We have an active and successful dual career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work‐life balance and family‐friendly programs for faculty and staff (http://provost.illinois.edu/worklife/index.html).

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