The Department of Civil and Materials Engineering (CME) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the field of structural engineering. Opening is at the Full Professor or Associate Professor level with a proven and excellent records of research and funding. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: experimental testing of large-scale structures; large-scale innovative design and testing; multi-functional materials testing in large scale; hazard mitigation technologies and designs, or related areas. CME’s strategic plan recommends further growth by investing in opportunities for leadership in large-scale innovative structural testing in the Chicago area. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be the director of CME’s newly constructed High Bay Structures Laboratory.
The CME Department has a vibrant civil and materials engineering program. Faculty members in the Department are highly active in conducting cutting-edge and interdisciplinary research. Successful candidates will possess a PhD (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering focusing on Structural Engineering, and will be expected to establish a strong sponsored research program, teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses, and advise students. The successful candidate will be expected to perform interdisciplinary research, interface with industry, federal, state, local, national labs, and other governmental agencies to attract external funds for support of research, provide service to the university and the profession, and publish in technical journals.
Applications from women and under-represented minority groups are strongly encouraged. Review of applications will start on January 6, 2020, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
Internal Number: Job ID#115245
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