The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo invites applications for three full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor rank in structural engineering. The anticipated start date is Fall 2020. Preferred areas of specialization are categorized under the three topics below, however, all applicants meeting the required qualifications will be considered.
Small Structures: new materials, modern construction methods, emerging technology in design/build including 3D construction printing (3DCP), and life cycle costs. Applications include light frame structures, masonry, timber, tilt?up, prefabricated structures, cross laminated timber (CLT), and robotic fabrication.
Structural Engineering for Climate Change: loading impacts due to climate change, infrastructure resilience, risk and reliability in extreme events, sustainable materials/methods in modern structural engineering.
Bridge Engineering: areas of interest include (1) emphasis in existing bridge infrastructure including condition assessment, remote sensing/health monitoring, bridge rehabilitation/resilience, and modern technology applied to bridge engineering/construction materials/methods; (2) new bridge design/construction areas of interest include modern materials, smart infrastructure, resilience, and design for extreme events.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (a) teaching undergraduate classes and laboratories in civil engineering and structural engineering as well as graduate courses in a specialization area; (b) supervising student research; (c) developing and maintaining externally-funded research; (d) maintaining and enhancing currency in modern industry practices; (e) engaging in service activities that improve the department, college, university, and/or wider practice.
HOW TO APPLY
For more information and to apply, please visit jobs.calpoly.edu and apply to Job 494397. Applicants must provide the following supplemental documents: (1) a concise cover letter summarizing the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; (5) a statement of research interests; (6) a statement on diversity and inclusivity which supports the applicant’s ability to foster a diverse and inclusive environment. Examples include but are not limited to implementing inclusive classroom environments, mentoring students with diverse backgrounds, outreach to under-represented student populations, implementing bias mitigation, and previous professional development in diversity and inclusion topics.
Finalists chosen to interview on campus will be required to provide three letters of recommendation and official transcripts. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials by December 16, 2019 for full consideration; however, the positions will remain open until filled. For questions, please contact the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates are required to have earned undergraduate and doctorate degrees in a field closely-related to structural engineering by the time of appointment. A commitment to teaching in an applied undergraduate/graduate engineering program is expected as well as a commitment to scholarship in their field of expertise. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required.
Preference will be given to candidates with (1) professional licensure and industry/consulting experience; (2) prior scholarly publications; (3) previous experience writing and/or managing grants; (4) experience fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment.
3 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 494397
About Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Founded in 1901, Cal Poly is one of only five comprehensive polytechnic universities in the nation. It has approximately 20,000 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 21 consecutive years. Operating on the quarter calendar system, Cal Poly takes pride in its "Learn by Doing" approach to teaching and learning, which has characterized Cal Poly since its founding.
Cal Poly is located in historic San Luis Obispo, a city of 45,000, just twelve miles from the Pacific Ocean and midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's scenic Central Coast. With excellent public education resources, recreational facilities and an expanding dedication to the arts, the area is known for its scenic landscapes, extraordinary temperate climate, and an abundance of outdoor activities.
The Construction Management Department offers an ACCE-accredited, 4-year Bachelor of Science degree program that currently enrolls over 500 students. The Department maintains close ties with industry and prides itself on the practical application of construction ...knowledge and active engagement of industry partners in its educational mission.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has two separate B.S. degree programs with approximately 750 undergraduate students in the Civil Engineering Program and 200 in the Environmental Engineering Program. Both programs are ABET accredited. The Department also offers an M.S. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering with approximately 50 active graduate students.