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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 16:28
Tenure-line faculty position (assistant or associate professor)
State College, PA
The Pennsylvania State University
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for two tenure-line faculty positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the areas of: 1) structural engineering and mechanics, 2) geotechnical engineering, and 3) transportation engineering. Beyond the specific area of activity, the applicant’s intellectual depth and promise for high-quality research and teaching are top priorities. Individuals with demonstrated abilities to collaborate across disciplines are especially encouraged to apply.

The CEE Department is a vibrant and dynamic group with 33 faculty members, 19 research scientists, annual research expenditures of $24 million, and U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings of 15th for environmental engineering and 21st for civil engineering. Department faculty members have received prestigious honors including many professional society awards, six NSF CAREER awards, and one NAE membership. Excellent opportunities exist for candidates to interact with faculty on multidisciplinary projects through the Penn State Materials Research Institute, the Institute for Cyberscience, the Larson Transportation Institute, the Institutes for Energy and the Environment, the Sustainability Institute, the Protective Technology Center, and the Civil Infrastructure Testing and Evaluation Laboratory, among others. Penn State is one of the nation’s leading research universities with expenditures exceeding $840 million annually. The university is also one of the nation’s leaders in industry-sponsored research, with partnerships involving more than 400 companies on an annual basis.

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Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related discipline. The new hires will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and are expected to enhance the department’s existing curriculum.
Applications should be received by November 6, 2017, for full consideration; however, review of applications will continue through December. Applications should include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, two to four publications, and contact information for four references, all as a single PDF file. Please see for information about the department. Apply to job 74312 at

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
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Michael Hillman
March 2018