The University of California - San Diego, Department of Structural Engineering (http://structures.ucsd.edu) has opened a search for a faculty member at the Assistant Professor level with demonstrated potential to achieve excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity.
Specializations in any of the primary research areas within the Department will be considered, which include: (1) Geotechnical Engineering, (2) Advanced Composites and Aerospace Structural Systems, (3) Computational Mechanics, (4) Structural Protective Systems Against Extreme Events, and (5) Structural Health Monitoring and Damage Prognosis, as well as (6) New Areas in Creative and/or Sustainable Design.
A successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop an active and well-funded research program, and form synergistic connections with other areas in the department and university. An earned doctoral degree or advancement to candidacy in the relevant field is required at the time of application.
For inquiries specific to the Department of Structural Engineering, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. John McCartney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Department of Structural Engineering houses unparalleled large-scale testing facilities, including the NHERI@UCSD Large High-Performance Outdoor Shake Table, a blast simulation facility, a composite and aerospace structures laboratory, a geotechnical centrifuge, two 9-m deep soil pits for foundation testing, a rail defect testing facility, a high-bay structural systems laboratory, a structural components laboratory, a large Caltrans 6-DOF shake table for testing structural response modification devices (SRMD), and multiple non-destructive evaluation/structural health monitoring (NDE/SHM) laboratories.
UC San Diego is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and the Jacobs School of Engineering is committed to building an excellent, diverse, and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body (http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/diversity/). Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website (http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/).
Closing Date: Applications received by January 16, 2017 will be given full consideration; however, the position is open until filled.
To Apply: The application (curriculum vitae, including a complete publication list, a list of four professional references’ contact information, a cover letter which identifies the Department of Structural Engineering as the department to be considered for, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a separate statement describing past experience and activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions), should be submitted electronically to the Jacobs School of Engineering at (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01289). For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see: http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp