This position will contribute to the teaching program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and may lead special topic seminars and similar activities. It will lead the recruitment and retention of students from that department in the Energy Concentration, and assist the manager of the EPIC Affiliates Program with related activities. An additional responsibility will be to mentor students, especially graduate students in Civil Engineering. This position will support the EPIC High-Bay Structures Lab and assist the EPIC Executive Director and the EPIC leadership team to pursue extramural research funding for industrially relevant solutions to problems key to the mission of EPIC. The successful candidate will be one who clearly exemplifies the ability to work with EPIC's industry partners in energy infrastructure. Preference will be given to candidates with examples of successful project management in industrially relevant environments.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Research Assistant Professor Earned doctorate or other terminal degree Relevant research experience Ability or definite promise in the mutually agreed upon areas of responsibility Potential for directing activities in the mutually agreed upon areas of responsibility Ability and willingness to participate in department, college and university affairs as determined at the time of appointment
Research Associate Professor Earned doctorate or other terminal degree Relevant research experience demonstrated through publications in peer reviewed journals Evidence of success in external funding Recognized ability and potential for distinction in the mutually agreed upon areas of responsibility Demonstrated ability to direct activities in the mutually agreed upon realms of responsibility Demonstrated ability and willingness to participate in department, college and university affairs Completion of a minimum of five years as Research Assistant Professor or five years relevant external employment
Research Professor Earned doctorate or other terminal degree Established reputation in the individual's field of scholarly activity External research funding Distinguished achievement in the mutually agreed upon areas of responsibility Demonstrated ability to direct activities in the mutually agreed upon areas of responsibility Demonstrated ability and willingness to contribute to department, college and university affairs Completion of a minimum of five years as Research Associate Professor or a minimum of ten years of relevant external employment in a senior position
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Terminal degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited University. Ability to teach both at the graduate and undergraduate level. Experience in energy infrastructure. Evidence of applied research skill-set and the ability to robustly contribute to an extramural funded research program.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.