Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the area of Engineering Mechanics and/or Geomechanics
The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University (Ithaca campus) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad areas of mechanics, materials, structural engineering, and geomechanics within the context of civil infrastructure.
We are interested in applicants whose research is related to any of the following or related areas:
- Sensing and data fusion for improved structural and/or geotechnical performance, Novel/sustainable building materials and innovative design considerations Smart cities, cyber-physical systems, Computer-aided or data-driven engineering analysis and decision making, Infrastructure for advancing sustainable energy technologies, Adaptive/active/energy-efficient structures including underground structures.
Computational, theoretical, or experimental research programs are encouraged. In general, we prioritize the overall originality and promise of the applicant's work, rather than the sub-area of specialization.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate, master of engineering, and M.S./Ph.D. course curricula within the civil infrastructure focus area, while maintaining a rigorous program of leading-edge research. The ability to form large research teams to address complex problems will be viewed favorably, as well as potential linkages to Cornell Tech (NYC campus).
Appointments at the level of assistant, associate, and full professor will be considered. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Application materials must be submitted on-line at
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and three brief statements (1-2 pages per statement): (1) a research statement, (2) a teaching statement, and (3) a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates are encouraged to review Cornell University’s guidance for writing DEI statements here. In addition to the statements, candidates should include one to three publications or manuscripts, and provide contact information for at least three references. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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