Assistant/Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering – Auburn University

The Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for an Associate or Assistant Professor tenure-track faculty position in Geotechnical Engineering beginning Fall 2015. Candidates should have research and teaching interests that complement those of the existing faculty. Areas of current research interests include, but are not limited to, soil-structure interaction, numerical modeling, geomechanics, retaining structures, geosynthetics, geotechnical earthquake engineering, and pavement geotechnics. The selected faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in geotechnical and construction engineering, develop an externally funded research program, and direct graduate students. The selected candidate is expected to engage in service activities with professional organizations and the university. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in civil engineering or a closely related field and meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. on the date appointment is scheduled to begin, and must communicate effectively in English. The ability to complete requirements for professional engineering licensure in a timely manner is desirable.

Auburn University is a land-grant institution located in east-central Alabama with an enrollment of about 25,000. The Department of Civil Engineering has 22 faculty, approximately 600 undergraduates, and 100 graduate students, and offers B.C.E., M.S., M.C.E., and Ph.D. degrees. Civil Engineering faculty have excellent opportunities for funded research through the Alabama Highway Research Center and the Alabama Department of Transportation.

Review of application materials will begin January 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

A link to the posting and application can be found at:

Applications should include short (no more than one page each) statements of research and teaching interests along with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.

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