Purdue University - Faculty Position in Structural Engineering

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The Lyles School of Civil Engineering invites exceptional candidates with a record of competitively-funded research projects and scholarly accomplishments in structural engineering to apply for a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position. The successful candidate is expected to be hired at the Associate or Full Professor Level. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering or a related discipline and have demonstrated themselves capable of building a well-funded independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as educating and mentoring students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service both at the School and University levels.

Candidates with a demonstrated record of securing and completing competitively-awarded experimental research are encouraged to apply. The successful individual will be expected to contribute to the sustainability of the Robert L. and Terry L. Bowen Large-Scale Civil Engineering Laboratory through their research program. Individuals with experience in experimental and numerical research on but not limited to: (i) new and innovative testing and design methods, or (ii) ageing, retrofitted / rehabilitated structures made from (a) traditional (concrete, steel, wood, masonry, etc.), and/or (b) new / innovative materials are encouraged to apply. Candidates with interests in all areas of structural engineering (e.g., bridges, buildings, infrastructure, maritime, defense, etc.) will be considered.

The Lyles School of Civil Engineering at Purdue University is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 civil engineering undergraduate and graduate programs in the country. The 66,000 square foot Robert L. and Terry L. Bowen Large-Scale Civil Engineering Laboratory is one of best equipped structural engineering facilities in the United States. Additional details about the Bowen Laboratory can be found at https://engineering.purdue.edu/Bowen. Another unique resource is the Center for Ageing Infrastructure (https://engineering.purdue.edu/CAI) which provides a 22-acre one-of-a-kind outdoor research facility.

The Lyles School of Civil Engineering is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2019) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.

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The application shall include complete curriculum vitae, teaching interests, and research accomplishments with expenditure history for the past three to five years, and names of three references.  For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/. Purdue University’s School of Civil Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Greater Lafayette Indiana is home to Purdue University and is one of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest. Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Caterpillar, Dow AgroSciences, Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Wabash National, Saab Global Defense and Security Company, high tech firms and small businesses all call Greater Lafayette their home. Conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis, Greater Lafayette is also near several other major metropolitan cities. Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette and Greater Lafayette Commerce are resources that highlight our great community.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.