Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:

req12527

Position Title:

Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Position Type:

Faculty

Position Number:

211016

OSU Campus:

Stillwater

Department:

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Location Address:

248 Engineering North, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA

Hiring Supervisor:

Norb Delatte, Ph.D.

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CIVE) at Oklahoma State University (OSU) is pleased to invite applications for one tenure-track faculty position in Structural Engineering and Mechanics. The position is expected to be filled at the Assistant Professor rank; however, higher ranks may be considered with appropriate qualifications. Successful candidates must demonstrate potential for developing a strong externally funded research program. Candidates with research interests in all areas of structural engineering and mechanics will be considered. The School is especially interested in candidates that can collaborate strategically with current expertise within the department to address research areas including, but not limited to, resilient infrastructure systems, engineering for natural and man-made hazards, sustainable and interconnected systems, bio-inspired materials and structures, and smart and revolutionary materials. Candidates will have the opportunity to utilize the Bert Cooper Engineering Research Laboratory, a 33,000 ft2 state-of-the-art structural engineering and materials engineering research laboratory with 6,000 ft2 strong floor high bay testing area (https://ceat.okstate.edu/cive/research/bert-cooper/index.html). Candidates will also have access to the High-Performance Computing Center (https://hpcc.okstate.edu). 

The successful candidate must have an academic background to teach undergraduate courses in structural engineering and engineering mechanics in the Civil Engineering curriculum, as well as offer new and/or existing graduate courses in their area of expertise. A Ph.D. and undergraduate degree in, or closely related to, Civil and Environmental Engineering is required. It is expected that candidates can become licensed as a Professional Engineer within 6 years of appointment. 
Oklahoma State University is located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, approximately 60 miles from both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The School currently has 17 faculty members, 280 undergraduate students, and 50 graduate students.  

Applications:
Full screening of applications will commence on November 15, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, or the search has been terminated.
For additional information, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Mohamed Soliman, at cive_structures@okstate.edu

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online at https://jobs.okstate.edu (req12527). A single pdf file will be requested with your application. The file should include:
a cover letter;
a curriculum vita;
a research statement including the applicant’s plan to secure external funding (maximum of three pages);
a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (maximum of two pages) which addresses promotion of diversity and inclusion within civil engineering education; and
names and contact information of five references.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A single pdf file is requested. The file should include: a cover letter; a curriculum vita; a research statement including the applicant's plan to secure external funding (maximum of three pages); a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (maximum of two pages) which addresses promotion of diversity and inclusion within civil engineering education; and names and contact information of five references.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. and undergraduate degree in, or closely related to, Civil Engineering is required. It is expected that candidates can become licensed as a Professional Engineer within 6 years of appointment. 

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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