EJGE/GEM Announcement

Available Geotechnical Position:

Geotechnical Engineering Professor
University of Delaware, DE

[Posted: 98/09/21]

The University of Delaware's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position starting September 1, 1999. It is anticipated that the position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level. An earned doctoral degree in engineering is required. Professional registration or the potential to obtain registration is desirable.

The department has a vigorous research program in the area of civil infrastructure design and evaluation with 8 faculty members in the areas of geotechnical, structural and materials engineering. The current faculty maintain a high level of funded research and have well-established graduate programs which offer Master's and Ph.D. degrees in these areas. The successful candidate must have exceptional qualifications and be capable of developing an outstanding teaching and research program that will complement the existing program.

Candidates in the area of GEOTECHNICAL engineering having an excellent understanding of soil behavior and the interest and demonstrated ability to conduct experimental research utilizing laboratory facilities are preferred. However, candidates in the area of STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING/MECHANICS are also invited to apply. Preference will be given to individuals who are capable of contributing to existing efforts aimed at developing new methods and utilizing advanced construction materials to design, repair, and evaluate civil infrastructure.

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has 23 faculty members, over 250 undergraduate students, and over 100 graduate students. Research activities within the Department continue to prosper with general research expenditures for Fiscal Year 1997-98 exceeding $4 million.

The University is located in Newark, Delaware, an attractive university town within easy reach of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Additional information about the Department and University can be obtained at UDEL Website

Applicants should send a cover letter summarizing their experience and reasons for applying for the position, along with their curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching objectives, and the names and addresses of five references to: Professor Dov Leshchinsky, Chair Search Committee, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 by December 15, 1998.

The University of Delaware is committed to assuring equal opportunity to all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, age or disability in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.

Dov Leshchinsky
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Delaware
Newark, DE