The Lehigh University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking a senior level faculty member to become the Director of the Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems (ATLSS) Engineering Research Center.
The ATLSS Center is an internationally-recognized research center focused on the performance of infrastructure, with emphasis on large-structural systems. ATLSS has performed funded-research for the NSF, US DoT, US DoD, US DoE, and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as numerous other government agencies, private companies, and industry-wide organizations. Large-scale experiments are an important feature of ATLSS, and its laboratories are a unique national resource. ATLSS researchers are well known for research in areas such as durable and sustainable infrastructure, monitoring and assessment of infrastructure, infrastructure that is resilient to natural and other hazards, and life-cycle infrastructure engineering.
To be fully considered for the position of ATLSS Center Director, applicants must have: a PhD degree with a specialization in the field of structural engineering; the rank of Professor, or the rank of Associate Professor with five years at the rank of Associate Professor at a research university, or equivalent experience. The ATLSS Center Director is required to be engaged in undergraduate and graduate teaching, in addition to building and leading a team of graduate students in research.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicant materials must be received on-line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12965, and include: a statement of interest, curriculum vita, and the contact information for three references.
Any inquiries regarding this search and the position should be directed to the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. Lehigh University is a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is situated on 1,600 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia.
Applications and nominations from female or minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Lehigh provides competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including domestic partner benefits. For further information see: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html
About Lehigh University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
For nearly 140 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked private research universities. Lehigh’s four colleges – College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Education and the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science – provide opportunities to 6,500 students to discover and grow in a learning community that promotes interdisciplinary programs with real-world experience.