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PennState | University Park, PA
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Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:09/07/2017Date Closing:open until filledJob Number:74312Classification:ExemptWork Unit: College of EngineeringDepartment:Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for two tenure-line faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the areas of: structural engineering and mechanics, geotechnical engineering, and transportation engineering. Beyond the specific area of activity, the applicant's intellectual depth and promise for high-quality research and teaching are top priorities. Individuals with demonstrated abilities to collaborate across disciplines especially are encouraged to apply. The CEE Department is a vibrant and dynamic group with 33 faculty members, 19 research scientists, annual research expenditures of $24M, and U.S. News and World Report graduate rankings of 15th for environmental engineering and 21st for civil engineering. Department faculty members have received prestigious honors including many professional society awards, 6 NSF Career awards, and one NAE membership. Excellent opportunities exist for candidates to interact with faculty on multidisciplinary projects through the Penn State Materials Research Institute, Institute for Cyberscience, Larson Transportation Institute, Institutes for Energy and the Environment, Sustainability Institute, Protective Technology Center, and Civil Infrastructure Testing and Evaluation Laboratory, among others. Penn State is one of the nation's leading research universities with expenditures exceeding $840 million annually. The university is also one of the nation's leaders in industry-sponsored research, with partnerships involving over 400 companies on an annual basis. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in civil engineering, or closely related discipline. The new hires will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and are expected to enhance the department's existing curriculum. Applications should be received by November 6, 2017 for full consideration; however, review of applications will continue through December. Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, two to four publications, and contact information for four references, all as a single pdf file. Please see http://www.cee.psu.edu/ for information about the department.