Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Position Summary

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications in all areas related to the field of civil and environmental engineering for an open rank tenure-system faculty position.  Candidates must have a doctorate in civil or environmental engineering or a closely-related engineering discipline at the time of appointment, which is anticipated as August 16, 2023.

The candidate will be expected to develop a nationally-recognized research program and teach courses within the Department at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. All areas of research specialization will be considered, but preference will be given to those that are complimentary to existing strengths of the Department, which include: resilient materials and infrastructure; transportation systems and safety; geotechnical materials and engineering, water resource systems; smart buildings, energy systems, and sustainability; air and water quality engineering; and environmental health.

Tenure-system faculty within the Department are expected to establish a vibrant, sustainable, and internationally visible research program; make significant scholarly contributions to their discipline; be an effective teacher and mentor of both undergraduate and graduate students; and engage in institutional and professional service as well as public outreach. The Department and College have a strong track record of mentoring junior faculty to successfully grow their academic careers.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Civil or Environmental Engineering or closely related field

Minimum Requirements

  • Applicants must have a PhD degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment
  • Applicants from all areas of Civil and Environmental Engineering with experience are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants must have strong oral and written communication skills
  • Applicants are expected to work well in a team setting and be highly self-motivated
  • The successful candidate should provide evidence of commitment to working with cross-disciplinary research teams and dedication to mentoring diverse students preparing for careers in research, policy, and/or practice

Desired Qualifications

  • Background that is complimentary to one or more existing strengths of the Department, which include: resilient materials and infrastructure; transportation systems and safety; geotechnical materials and engineering; water resource systems; smart buildings, energy systems, and sustainability; air and water quality engineering; and environmental health
  • The candidate will have a record of research funding or demonstrate potential to secure research funding from private, state, and national agencies
  • The candidate will have evidence of peer reviewed publications and ability to establish community partnerships
  • The candidate will demonstrate ability for scholarly activities, including peer-reviewed journal articles. In addition to sustaining an active program of scholarship, this faculty will be responsible for teaching and mentoring graduate/undergraduate students and participating in department, college, and university governance activities

Required Application Materials

Applicant must submit the following items:

  • a detailed resume a cover letter summarizing their qualifications
  • a vision statement for teaching
  • a vision statement for research
  • a vision statement for diversity, equity and inclusion names
  • contact information for at least three professional references

All vision statements should be limited to one page each. Candidates are encouraged to describe the potential impacts of their research as well as how their work might complement existing strengths within the Department and other programs across Michigan State University.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

For full consideration, applications should be received by December 21, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until position is filled. Questions about this position are welcome by contacting the search committee chair by email at cee-facultysearch@egr.msu.edu.

If seeing this from an outside source, interested individuals should apply for this position through http://careers.msu.edu and refer to posting #826180.

Review of Applications Begins On

12/21/2022

Advertised: Nov 9, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 9, 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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