Assistant Professor

New Jersey, United States
14 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Princeton University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position of Assistant Professor with a preferred start date of September 1, 2020. A Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field is required. 

The successful candidate will have a proven record of innovation and creativity in research addressing important and emerging topics in civil engineering. We are particularly interested in innovative civil engineering research that addresses infrastructure challenges in cities and the urban environment; past, present and future. Candidates must have the ability and motivation to develop a vigorous independent research program and to participate in collaborative efforts of the faculty. 

The department has strong undergraduate and graduate programs in both civil engineering and environmental engineering. Applicants should have interest in, and competence for, teaching foundational undergraduate and advanced graduate courses in CEE. The CEE department has strong ties with other departments, centers, and institutes at Princeton that focus on urban studies, architecture, art and archeology, energy, environment, and materials science; the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop initiatives that establish and strengthen such connections. 

The department is committed to fostering an academic environment that acknowledges and encourages diversity and differences. The successful candidate will show the potential to pursue academic excellence in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. 

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at job requisition number D-20-CEE-00001 and should submit their application cover letter, CV, contact information for three references, separate statements of research and teaching vision, and up to three representative papers through the online application system. Inquiries regarding this position should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Sigrid Adriaenssens (sadriaen@Princeton.EDU). 

This position is subject to the university's background check policy.