THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO,
Department of Structural Engineering (http://structures.ucsd.edu) has opened a search for a faculty member at the Assistant Professor level with demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity. Specializations in any of the primary research areas within the Department will be considered, with particular emphasis on: (1) Geotechnical Engineering, (2) Advanced Composites and Aerospace Structural Systems, (3) Computational Mechanics, and (4) Structural Protective Systems Against Extreme Events. A successful candidate will be required 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. An earned doctoral degree or advancement to candidacy in civil engineering, structural engineering, or a closely-related field is required at the time of application. For inquiries specific to the Department of Structural Engineering, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Michael Todd (email@example.com).
The Department of Structural Engineering houses unparalleled large-scale testing facilities, including the NHERI@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), a 50 g-ton geotechnical centrifuge with shaking table, and multiple non-destructive evaluation/structural health monitoring (NDE/SHM) laboratories.
UC San Diego is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and the Jacobs School of Engineering is committed to building an excellent, diverse, and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body (http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/diversity/). Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website (http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/).
Salary: Level of appointment commensurate with qualifications; salary based on UC pay scales.
Closing Date: Applications received by January 15, 2016 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/JPF00949).
For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see: http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp
UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.