The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science (MCECS) at Portland State University (PSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Structural Engineering to begin September 2020. The position requires an earned doctorate in civil engineering or closely related field. While the target of hiring is at the assistant professor level, outstanding applicants may be considered at all levels (associate/full professor). A successful candidate will be required to develop an externally-sponsored research program aligned with the department's strategic vision, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop new graduate courses in their area of expertise, and effectively serve the profession and university.
For this position, we seek candidates with a research focus in one or more of the following areas: theoretical structural mechanics of materials and/or systems, advanced computational modeling, cyber physical systems, data analysis, modeling and prognosis using sensor data, and/or innovative materials/structures for a sustainable infrastructure.
Candidates who can effectively teach and mentor a diverse student body who also enhance the MCECS strategic research directions are especially encouraged to apply.
Doctorate or equivalent by the time of position start.
Internal Number: 30430
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