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Sacks, Michael
10-25-2006, 05:17 AM
Faculty Position in STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND MECHANICS
at the UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University
of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the
Assistant Professor level in Structural Engineering and Mechanics
effective September 1, 2007. Higher ranks will be considered for
exceptional candidates. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in
Structural Engineering or an allied field with research and teaching
interest in one or more of the following areas: steel structures,
numerical analysis techniques, computational solid mechanics,
biomechanical systems, infrastructure renewal and reliability, and
bridge engineering. Candidates interested in collaborative and
interdisciplinary research are especially encouraged to apply.

The Structural Engineering and Mechanics Group maintains extensive
computational facilities, including access to the Pittsburgh
Supercomputing Center (http://www.psc.edu ) and is
home to the Watkins-Haggart Structural Engineering Laboratory. The
Department plays an important role in the campus-wide Mascaro
Sustainability Initiative (http://www.engr.pitt.edu/msi/), which
supports research and education in the thrust areas of green
construction and sustainable water use. MSI compliments the Department's
focus areas as well as the existing gift from the Heinz Endowments used
to support the Department's Green Construction Program. Student
enrollment is growing and is currently at 280 undergraduate students and
150 graduate students. Additional information can be found at
http://www.engr.pitt.edu/civil.

Applicants should submit a detailed resume, statements of teaching and
research interests, copies of no more than two representative
publications, and the names and contact information for at least three
references to:

SEM Faculty Search Committee
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
949 Benedum Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an
Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.