Faculty Position Openings : University of California, San Diego

UC San Diego - Jacobs School of Engineering

Faculty Position (10-655) – JSOE Excellence

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – SAN DIEGO, Jacobs School of Engineering (JSOE) has opened a search for a tenure-track faculty member with demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity.  In particular, the preferred candidate will have demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a desire to help shape and expand the School’s diversity initiative (http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/diversity/).  

The Department of Structural Engineering (SE, http://structures.ucsd.edu) is seeking candidates to put forth to the School for this initiative.  Specializations in any of the primary research areas within the Department will be considered: (1) Earthquake Engineering, (2) Geotechnical Engineering, (3) Advanced Composites and Aerospace Structural Systems, (4) Renewal Engineering, (5) Structural Health Monitoring, Prognosis and Validated Simulations, and (6) Computational Mechanics. A successful candidate will have the ability to teach high-quality undergraduate and graduate courses, develop an active and well-funded research program, and form synergistic connections with other areas in the department and university.

The position will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level; however, exceptionally qualified candidates at the Full Professor level are also encouraged to apply.  An earned doctoral degree in civil engineering, structural engineering, or closely-related field is required.  For SE Department specific inquiries, contact the Chair of the SE Search Committee, Prof. Tara Hutchinson (tara@ucsd.edu).

The UCSD Department of Structural Engineering currently has 23 faculty members, 833 students, and approximately $6.8M in awarded research contracts.  The SE Department houses unparalleled large-scale testing facilities, including the NEES/UCSD Large High-Performance Outdoor Shake Table, a blast simulation facility, a composite and aerospace structures laboratory, a rail defect testing facility, a high-bay structural systems laboratory and structural components laboratory, a large Caltrans 6-DOF shake table for testing structural response modification devices (SRMD), and a non-destructive evaluation/structural health monitoring (NDE/SHM) laboratory.  

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website:  http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/offices/partneropp/

Salary:  Level of appointment commensurate with qualifications; salary based on UC pay scales.

Closing Date:  Applications received by December 15, 2013 will be given full consideration; however, the position is open until filled.

To Apply:  The application (curriculum vitae, including a complete publication list, a list of four professional references with contact information, a cover letter which identifies the Department of Structural Engineering as the department to be considered for, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a separate statement describing past experience and activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions), should be submitted electronically to the Jacobs School of Engineering at:  https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00449

For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see: http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp 

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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (10-655) – JSOE Excellence

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

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