Assistant Professor in Geotechnical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of Geotechnical Engineering. The appointment is expected to begin September 1, 2020. We seek an individual that can address national and international coastal resiliency and renewable energy challenges in support of a department-level focus on resilient civil infrastructure systems. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to coastal engineering, offshore geotechnics, geohazards, and soil-structure interaction.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has 27 full-time, tenure track faculty members and approximately 120 graduate students and 330 undergraduates. The department’s FY 18 research expenditures exceed $13 million/year. Additional information about the Department can be obtained at cee.umass.edu.
Candidates should provide all of the following in their application package addressed to Don J. DeGroot, Search Committee Chair. Applications will be reviewed starting on 15 December 2019 and reviewed until the search is completed. Please apply via this link: http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/503427/tenure-track-assistant-professor-geotechnical-engineering-civil-environmental-engineering
The steps of the process are as follows:
About UMass Amherst
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career and degree.
We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.