Faculty Position in Pavement Engineering and Materials

Clemson, South Carolina
Jan 06, 2022
Apr 06, 2022
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
Organization Type

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences (SCEEES)

Clemson University, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

Clemson University recently created the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences (SCEEES) that houses the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering and the Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences (EEES).  The SCEEES is home to 43 tenure/tenure track faculty, more than 220 graduate students and 550 undergraduates.  As part of a University initiative in cluster hires, the SCEEES will be adding as many as 12 positions over the next several years.  The School has established and is growing expertise in the following areas: Engineering the Surface and Subsurface; Engineering the Earth’s Ecosphere; Smart City Service; and Resilient Communities.

For this hiring cycle, the SCEEES invites applications for a tenure-track position with a focus on Pavement Engineering and Materials.  Preference will be given to candidates with background in asphalt materials and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Mechanistic characterization of pavement materials
  • Constitutive modelling and non-linear FEM analysis
  • Viscoelasticity and continuum mechanics
  • Pavement sustainability and life-cycle assessment
  • Advanced technology for pavement monitoring, evaluation, and data mining and analysis
  • Pavement instrumentation and energy harvesting
  • Advanced materials characterization techniques 

A Fall 2022 appointment is anticipated to be filled at the assistant professor level.  The successful candidate will have an earned PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related discipline.  

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level and develop new courses in their specialty area.  The candidate will advise MS and PhD students and develop a high-quality, sponsored research program.

Clemson University is South Carolina’s public land-grant University. As a Carnegie R1 Institution, the University has excellent research resources, including the Palmetto Cluster, a top 500 global high-performance computing cluster. The College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences encourages impactful interdisciplinary work, and this culture of collaboration includes joint appointments in other departments and schools on campus as well as extensive work with several industry partners. The University, College, and Department are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of scholars dedicated to working and teaching in a multicultural environment. Clemson University recognizes that many candidates for faculty positions have dual career needs. The Dual Career Program in the Office of the Provost provides support when considering employment opportunities with the University and in the surrounding community.

Applications received by February 15, 2022 will receive full consideration, with the review process continuing until the position is filled.  To apply for this position, all application materials must be submitted via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/100985).  The application packet should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, statement of plans to support diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the names and addresses of three references.  Please contact Dr. Brad Putman (putman@clemson.edu), chair of the search committee, for additional information about the position.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or genetic information.  Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.