The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions effective September 1, 2018. These positions are part of the strategic expansion intended to support research and teaching activities in the area of Sustainable and Environmental Engineering (SEE) with a specific focus on environmental engineering.
For these tenure-track positions in environmental engineering, we seek candidates with fundamental expertise and research interests in the areas of environmental microbiology and biological processes, environmental aquatic chemistry, and urban infrastructure systems (e.g., water and transportation). We encourage applicants with research that addresses multiple scales and/or at the intersection of food, energy and water. Additional research areas will be considered.
Preference will be given to appointees at the Assistant Professor level but applicants with outstanding credentials will be considered at other levels. Candidates interested in collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching within the Department and/or related focus areas in the Swanson School of Engineering, such as the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/MCSI) and the Center for Energy (http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/cfe), are encouraged to apply.
Candidates will have the opportunity to join our vibrant, diverse and growing department of 19 faculty members, 300 undergraduates and 160 full-time graduate students (60 of which are PhD students). Successful applicants will be expected to develop and sustain a strong, externally funded research program within their area of expertise and contribute to the teaching mission of our graduate and undergraduate programs. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented US minority groups and women to apply for this position. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
An earned doctorate in civil engineering, environmental engineering and science, earth science or a closely related field is required. Interested applicants should submit: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) teaching statement, (4) research interests and future plans, (5) copies of three representative publications, and (6) the names and contact information for at least three references. We are highly motivated to continue growing the diversity of our department, and strongly encourage applicants to include a 1-2 page statement of diversity as a part of their application package. Please submit the application in a single pdf file to CEE17SEE@pitt.edu.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Pittsburgh has a proud tradition in civil engineering education, reinforced by a faculty deeply concerned about their students. Graduates from the Department of Civil Engineering have become leaders in their profession, serving with government, private consulting firms and contractors and in research and academic institutions.
Civil engineers at Pitt have the opportu...nity to engage in undergraduate and graduate programs in a broad range of topics, including structures, environmental, water resources, green construction, geotechnical engineering and construction management. Other electives include applied mechanics and mathematics, legal issues, and computer aided design.
The department accomplished faculty, top-notch educational and research facilities and partnerships with industry provide the necessary edge for our graduates to discover satisfying careers meeting the challenges of the 21st century. The emphasis is to provide an education that focuses on engineering and construction for sustainable development, leaving the next generations with a society that continues to offer a high quality of life.