Assistant, or Associate Professor - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Successful candidates will be expected to provide strong teaching and mentorship to a diverse student body, teaching classes in the areas of structural analysis and design. They should have a core strength in the behavior, analysis, and design of structures, with the ability to conduct multidisciplinary research in areas that include low- to mid-rise buildings and transportation structures, with specialties in sustainable structures; multi-hazard mitigation; hybrid structural systems; retrofit, rehabilitation, and preservation of buildings and infrastructure; and design for efficient construction and deconstruction. Candidates will be expected to contribute to our existing research efforts within the Composite Materials & Engineering Center ( and/or the Institute for Sustainable Design (

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have an earned doctorate degree in civil or materials engineering or closely related field by the date of hire; specialization in structural mechanics, structural analysis, and/or structural design; excellent communication skills; and a demonstrated commitment to collaborate with diverse internal and external groups. Candidates for Associate Professor must have strong records of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with that rank. Exceptional candidates will have the opportunity to be appointed as the Coughlin Distinguished Professor in Structural Engineering. Candidates should be licensed or be positioned to obtain their professional engineering license within four years.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Washington State announces the opening of two full-time tenure-track faculty positions in structural engineering at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to advance an interdisciplinary research and education theme on Sustainable and Resilient Structural Systems. This theme focuses on emerging approaches to the design, construction, retrofit, and preservation of structural systems and their interactions with the environment. These coordinated hires are designed to support our departmental strategic plan addressing needs of the built and natural environments in the context of global change. These positions will be located at the Pullman campus and have an effective start date of August 16, 2016. Successful candidates will join a faculty with strengths in areas such as novel timber systems, low-rise construction, smart structural systems, and sustainable and advanced materials. Those with evidence of a strong multidisciplinary interest will have the opportunity to join like-minded faculty in the new PACCAR Environmental Technologies Building, with a new structural testing laboratory. A culture of multidisciplinary research with a diverse group of faculty and students is valued.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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