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Assistant Professor in Systems Engineering

Merced

Job Description

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses and the first
American research university built in the 21st century. With more
than 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an
environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion,
collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic
partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is
continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and
dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S.
News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide
educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the San
Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a
special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the
cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and
supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion
public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher
education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical
capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction,
student success and research excellence. UC Merced is also building
the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story
administrative building in the heart of Merced.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the
University of California, Merced invites applications for a
full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor
level in the field of systems engineering with a focus on
sustainability and infrastructure. We are especially interested in
candidates with a background in sustainable building and civil
systems, climate resilient infrastructure, sustainable energy
systems, life-cycle assessment, earth systems engineering and
management, and other related areas. The position will contribute
to School of Engineering research strengths in the areas of
sustainability, natural and managed ecosystems, and the food,
energy, water nexus. The position will contribute to enhancing
undergraduate (Civil & Environmental Engineering) and graduate
(Environmental Systems) program curricula.
Applicants must have a strong publication record and a
demonstrated potential to develop an independent and innovative
research program, to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration, and
to teach and train effectively at both the undergraduate and
graduate level. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. degree in civil
and environmental engineering or a related area at the time of
appointment, which will be effective July 2018 or later.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in civil and environmental
engineering or a related area at the time of appointment. Preferred
qualifications include research background in sustainable building
and civil systems, climate resilient infrastructure, sustainable
energy systems, life-cycle assessment, earth systems engineering
and management, and other related areas.
Deadline: Positions are open until filled; consideration of
applications will begin on January 15, 2018. Applications must be
submitted via the website, and must include (1) a cover letter
stating area of interest, (2) curriculum vitae (3) research
statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) diversity statement, and (6)
names of four references with contact information, including
mailing address, phone number, and email address; submitted through
the Recruit system. Letters of reference are not required at this
time. Once the search committee has determined the short list of
candidates, the search committee chair will request letters of
recommendation at that time.
The University of California, Merced is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional
commitment to the achievement of diversity amount its faculty,
students and staff. The University is supportive of dual career
couples. Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC
academic salary scales. Category: Education , Keywords: Engineering - Assistant Professor
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