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Assistant or Associate Professor - Infrastructure Materials

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - Infrastructure Materials
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Posting Number: TR0170181
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise students, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other Virginia Tech faculty, and contribute in service opportunities to the university and profession. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to establish and nurture bridges between civil engineering, materials sciences, and other engineering and physical and social science disciplines. The candidate will also have the opportunity to develop research links with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (see https://www.vtti.vt.edu/ ), which houses the largest group of driving safety researchers in the world and has an infrastructure in excess of $100M.
The successful candidate is expected to have expertise in areas such as multi-functional materials multi-scale, multi-physics modelling and experimentation; development of sensors for infrastructure health monitoring; responsive/adaptive materials; recycling, reprocessing, reuse and reformulating of existing materials; development of technologies for large-scale 3D printing; implementation of material discoveries into the engineering practice; and development of performance criteria for long-term durability and sustainability of infrastructure.
Candidates for this position are expected also to engage closely in research, teaching and service activities within the Destination Areas (DA) and Strategic Growth Areas (SGA) identified by Virginia Tech as its future research thrusts (see https://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas/da-overview.html). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in transdisciplinary research, curriculum, and/or outreach initiatives with other university faculty working primarily in the DA on Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-Centered Communities (IIHCC; see https://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas/da-overview/da-infrastructure.html ) and its SGA on Economical and Sustainable Materials (ESM;see https://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas/sga-overview/sga-materials.html ).

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering or a closely aligned field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or completion of the FE examination with plans to pursue PE registration, and professional experience are desirable.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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Employment Comments:

Applicants must apply on line at www.jobs.vt.edu posting TR0170181 and must provide a cover letter, contact information for three professional references, a candidate statement discussing teaching, research, and professional goals, and a current CV. Those wishing further information about the search process may contact Dr. Roberto Leon, Faculty Search Committee Chair, The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 200 Patton Hall, 750 Drillfield Dr, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 or at rleon@vt.edu . Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must provide a cover letter, contact information for three professional references, a candidate statement discussing teaching, research, and professional goals, and a current CV. Those wishing further information about the search process may contact Dr. Roberto Leon, Faculty Search Committee Chair, The Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 200 Patton Hall, 750 Drillfield Dr, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 or at rleon@vt.edu . Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range:
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 11/03/2017
Review Begin Date: 12/01/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/81296

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Candidate Statement
Optional Documents