New job opportunity – Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Hampshire, two tenure-track positions


The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the assistant professor level. The two positions, one in civil engineering Materials and one in Systems/Sustainable Engineering, are part of a cluster hire to expand upon the Department’s focus in the science and engineering of resilient, adaptable and sustainable civil infrastructure. More information can be found at

Candidates for the Materials position will have expertise in civil engineering materials in one or more of the following areas: material characterization, novel and resilient materials, recycled materials, multi-scale modeling of behavior, sustainability analysis for infrastructure renewal.

Candidates for the Systems/Sustainable Engineering position will have expertise in systems analysis tools to understand holistic attributes and consequences of infrastructure processes, services or products. Candidates should have knowledge of systems applications in at least one area of civil infrastructure.

Successful candidates for both positions should have experience in team-based, interdisciplinary research and be prepared to work collaboratively with diverse communities and faculty to develop externally funded research with collaborators in the department, college, and university. Responsibilities include: teaching existing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; developing new courses; advising and supervising undergraduate and graduate students; and actively participating in service and outreach activities. An earned bachelor’s degree and doctorate in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a closely related field is required and professional registration is expected prior to tenure.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is ideally located in the rural town of Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, with ready access to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. UNH is nationally recognized as a Sustainable Learning Community – a land grant, sea grant, and space grant university that unites the spirit of discovery with the challenge of sustainability across its Curriculum, Operations, Research and Engagement. There are over 12,000 undergraduate students and over 2,000 graduate students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

To receive full consideration, applications must be received by December 10, 2013. All applicants will be required to apply online at Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, separate statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references. These documents should be submitted as Acrobat files labeled: “LastName.FirstName.DocumentType.pdf”.

The University of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

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