Assistant/Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
George Washington University
September 30, 2017
Job Description Summary:
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor starting as early as fall semester 2018. Applications from women and under-represented minority groups are strongly encouraged.
A major private research university situated in one of the nation's rapidly growing research, innovation, and technology centers, GW has an enrollment of over 25,000 students, distributed across the main campus in Washington, D.C., two campuses in the metropolitan area, and four off-campus centers. The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at GW has been undergoing unprecedented growth in recent years. Within the past eight years, more than 45 new faculty members at all ranks have been recruited and more will be joining the School and the CEE Department this year. A new Science and Engineering Hall (SEH) houses most of the SEAS facilities at the main campus in Foggy Bottom, Washington DC. The CEE Department fosters a vibrant, multi-cultural, technological community of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students and has close ties with numerous government and industry research labs and institutes.
For all applicants, a Bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering or closely related fields, an earned Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering or closely related fields, and demonstrated expertise in one of the following areas: structural or geotechnical engineering are required. Doctoral candidates will be considered, but must complete all the requirements for the doctorate degree by the date of appointment. We seek applicants with a strong record of innovation in research related to the resilience and sustainability of civil infrastructure.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
To apply, please visit http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/38087 and submit your application online. All applicants are required to submit the following items: 1) A cover letter; 2) A curriculum vitae including the list of publications (no page limit); 3) A statement of research plan; 4) A statement of teaching interests and philosophy; 5) Copies of up to five relevant publications; 6) Copies of transcripts for all the relevant earned degrees (BSc, MSc, and Ph.D.) 7) The names, contact information, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of five references.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. For more information about the CEE department please visit the department's web site at http://www.cee.seas.gwu.edu. Questions about the position(s) and the search process may only be addressed by e-mail to cee_FS17@gwu.edu. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.