19-20AY Civil & Environmental Engineering Faculty Search - Geotech/Risk University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05105
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. This position is intended to support the ongoing Department growth in the broader thematic areas of Infrastructure Risk Mitigation and Sustainable Urban Systems. Our aim is to grow the Department's expertise in one or more of the following areas: (1) risk characterization for the built environment exposed to natural hazards including wildfires, debris flows and landslides, and/or coastal hazards related to climate change and sea level rise; (2) development of smart, sustainable, and resilient civil engineering systems, with an emphasis on underground construction and/or lifeline infrastructure; and (3) characterization and inspection of the built and natural environments through utilization of large data sets derived from distributed sensors, remote sensing, and big-data harvesting techniques.
Applicants for the position must have a demonstrated record of excellence or show exceptional promise for high-quality research, teaching, and professional development. Applications for appointments at any level will be considered (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, or a related field, by the date of hire and should be active researchers with promise in developing and maintaining an extramurally supported research program, publishing and disseminating research findings, and serving as leaders at the forefront of their field. As part of their educational responsibilities, the candidate is expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students and teach lecture and/or laboratory courses.
Los Angeles is a global city renowned for its dynamism, robust economy, rich cultural diversity, and spectacular climate. UCLA was recently ranked as the #1 public university in the Nation by US News & World report. The successful candidate for this position will enjoy this rich scholarly environment as well as research support from the Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences and multiple affiliated research centers.
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.
The Department is committed to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate and undergraduate student populations.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy at: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
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