Multiple Open Rank Faculty Positions in Engineering University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05839
Building upon its commitment to foster an inclusive and more equitable environment and promote the success of underrepresented students, the UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering Department invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position.
The applicants for the position must have a demonstrated record of excellence in, or show exceptional promise for, high-quality research, teaching and professional development. In addition, applicants must have a demonstrated record of interest in and commitment to the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations. The successful candidate will be expected to advance their active mentoring activities and participate in programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body (such as our Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity, our Women in Engineering program, the National Society for Black Engineers, Society of Latino Engineers and Scientists, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, and Filipinos in Engineering and Sciences, and the UCLA Pacific Islander Education and Retention program). Teaching and service expectations will not exceed those of other faculty positions. Applications for appointments at all levels will be considered (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor).
Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering or a related field. Expertise that contributes to one or more of the Department's areas of strategic focus is desirable, which include infrastructure risk mitigation, sustainable and resilient urban systems, and water security. Applicants must exhibit promise in developing and maintaining an extramurally supported research program, publishing and disseminating research findings, and serving as leaders at the forefront of their fields.
Application packages should be submitted online through https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF05839 and include the following documents: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to mentoring achievements and future mentoring goals, 3) statement of research interest, 4) statement of teaching interest, and 5) a cover letter. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled. Inquiries about the position and nominations of potential candidates should be directed to the search committee chair, Jonathan Stewart (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Los Angeles is a global city renowned for its dynamism, robust economy, rich cultural diversity, and spectacular climate. UCLA was recently ranked as the #1 public university in the nation by U.S. News & World report, and is consistently ranked in the top 10 among U.S. public engineering schools. The school's online master's program is ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering & Applied Science includes more than 6000 undergraduate and graduate students and 190 full-time faculty members and is in the midst of its largest growth since the school was founded. Established in 1945, UCLA Samueli is known as the birthplace of the internet, and where countless other fields took some of their first steps - from artificial intelligence to reverse osmosis, from mobile communications to human prosthetics. UCLA Samueli is deeply committed to diversifying the ranks of its faculty, staff and students, and to providing an equitable and inclusive environment for all its members.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy at: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.