Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials

The University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: PhD

Experience: Less than 1 year

Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials at University of Vermont – We seek applicants who work at the frontiers of their field in enhancing the sustainability and resilience of the built and natural environment. We welcome applicants in the general areas of mechanics, materials, and structural engineering that complement existing research expertise within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the College, and the University. Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to, computational mechanics, smart materials and structures, design of resilient infrastructure systems, mechanics of materials to support clean energy production, environmental applications, and cold-regions engineering. Applicants pursuing novel applications of machine learning, data science and robotics in design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure systems are welcomed.  Applicants should have earned at least one degree in Civil Engineering and hold a Ph.D. in an Engineering discipline, have the ability to pursue an independent research program, collaborate across disciplinary boundaries, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate mentoring. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in mechanics, materials, and structural engineering.


UVM is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship, or creative arts. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the UVM community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground. To that end, candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the unit through their teaching and service at the University.

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