SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE Yabroudi Endowed Professorship in Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Syracuse University
The College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CIE) at Syracuse University (SU) invite applications and nominations for the appointment of the Abdallah H. Yabroudi Professorship in Sustainable Civil Infrastructure. Candidates should have a strong background in construction/ sustainable construction asset management, project management and delivery, sustainable building practices, public -private partnership, or other closely related areas. In addition, candidates should have interest in internationalism, and the creation and development of civil infrastructure in emerging economies.
As part of the Invest Syracuse initiative (http://investsyracuse.syr.edu/), the University is implementing an ambitious and aggressive plan to hire 100 new faculty over the next five years to collaborate with existing faculty in multidisciplinary cluster areas focused on many of the grand challenges of this century. Several cluster areas have been identified and may be of interest to the Yabroudi Chair including Artificial Intelligence, Energy and Environment; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Deep Learning, Autonomous Systems and Policy; Big Data and Data Analytics; Social Differences, Social Justice. The University has also recently committed to an interdisciplinary initiative in Public Infrastructure with the launch of the Syracuse University Infrastructure Institute (https://infrastructure-institute.syr.edu/). The Institute is dedicated to integrating and supporting research and academic programing with a focus on infrastructure across all the schools and colleges of the University.
Candidates for the Yabroudi Professorship should be exceptional faculty members with international experience, a distinguished record of scholarship with a funded research program, as well as a global perspective on sustainable civil infrastructure, particularly in emerging countries. Candidates should be deeply invested in the success of students. A PhD in engineering or a closely related field is required. A record of excellence in teaching and mentorship are critical to this appointment. Appointment of the Yabroudi Professor would be at the associate or full professor level.
The CIE Department (http://cie.syr.edu) currently has 17 full-time faculty members engaged in teaching and research in construction, environmental, geotechnical, and structural engineering. The Department offers ABET accredited B.S. degrees in both Civil and Environmental Engineering, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering with approximately 250 undergraduate and 100 graduate students in these programs. The Department has close ties with other Departments within the College and across the University, including joint graduate certificate programs in Public Infrastructure Management and Leadership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Sustainable Enterprise with the Whitman School of Management, and Enterprise Technology Leadership with the School of Information Studies and the Whitman School of Management. For more information on the College of Engineering and Computer Science and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at SU, please visit http://www.ecs.syr.edu.
For full consideration, applicants are required to complete an online application at https://www.sujobopps.com under job number 074366. Please submit your cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information for three professional references. Sample publications and other supporting materials may also be submitted. Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Nominations and inquiries should be directed to: Charles Driscoll, University Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 151 Link Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244, email@example.com.
Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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