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Civil & Environmental Engineering Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor

Princeton University
Princeton University, Princeton
Closing date
Dec 11, 2023

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Environmental Engineering, Other
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Faculty / Professor, Other
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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Princeton University invites applications for two faculty positions, one at the rank of Assistant Professor, and one at any tenured or tenure-track rank (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in the Mechanics, Materials and Structures (MMS) program of the Department (, with a preferred start date of September 1, 2024. Candidates must have the ability and motivation to develop a vigorous independent research program and to participate in collaborative efforts of the faculty.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in an appropriate field and a proven record of innovation and creativity in conducting research addressing important and emerging topics within the broad scopes of, but not limited to, computational mechanics, infrastructure systems, robotics in CE, architected and  multifunctional materials, and advanced manufacturing and construction, as applied to the pressing civil engineering problems related to resilience, sustainability, and livability of the built environment, circular economy, and climate change adaptation.

The successful candidate would join a dynamic department with world class undergraduate and graduate programs in civil and environmental engineering. The successful applicant will contribute to teaching foundational undergraduate and advanced graduate courses in CEE while also embracing the many transdisciplinary connections across Princeton. An appointment may be made jointly with another department or program.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at and should submit their application cover letter, CV, contact information for three references, two separate statements of (1) research, and (2) teaching vision,  in addition to a single paper that they feel best represents their research and potential for future scholarship. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain a diverse student body. Applicants are welcome to include a brief statement of how they would contribute to this goal with their application materials. Inquiries regarding this position should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Glaucio Paulino at

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.



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