Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty position commencing Fall 2014. An appointment at the assistant professor level is anticipated but higher ranks may be considered for truly outstanding candidates. The successful candidate will have research expertise in environmental impacts associated with energy infrastructure, or, environmental or natural resources sustainability/security with a foundation in environmental engineering, risk sciences, or closely related field. The successful candidate also will be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in civil and environmental engineering and graduate courses in his/her area of expertise. Synergy with the departmental (http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/cee/Research/index.php
) and school (http://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/research/StrategicResearchAreas.php
) research thrust areas is essential. The successful candidate will carry out high-impact independent research and collaborate effectively with researchers within and beyond the department. Successful candidates are also expected to develop an externally funded, nationally recognized research program and have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities will include core civil and/or environmental engineering courses, as well as advanced courses in his or her area of specialization. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. A P.E. registration is desirable.
Applications should be submitted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2905
. Applications should include (i) vitae and publication list, (ii) statement of research, (iii) statement of teaching, and (iv) four references. For questions or problems with the online application procedure, send an email to mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
. Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2013 or until the position is filled.
About Vanderbilt & Nashville
Vanderbilt University is a private, internationally renowned research university located in vibrant Nashville, Tennessee. Its 10 distinct schools share a single cohesive campus that nurtures interdisciplinary activities. The School of Engineering currently comprises 91 tenured and tenure-track faculty, operates with an annual budget of over $100 million including $70 million of externally funded research, and teaches 1,300 undergraduate and over 400 graduate students. The School of Engineering over the past decade has been on a strong upward trajectory in its national and international stature and prominence, and is entering a period of growth in terms of faculty and facilities. In the 2013 rankings of graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report, the School ranks 5th among programs with fewer than 100 faculty. Faculty from the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering lead several thriving research centers and institutes including the Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Stakeholder Participation, Institute for Energy and Environment, and Graduate Program in Reliability and Risk Engineering and Management. Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
With a metro population of approximately 1.5 million people, Nashville has been named one of the 15 best U.S. cities for work and family by Fortune magazine, was ranked as the number one most popular U.S. city for corporate relocations by Expansion Management magazine, and was named by Forbes magazine as one of the 25 cities most likely to have the country's highest job growth over the coming five years.
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