University of Kentucky, College of Engineering

Position ID:UK-College of Engineering-SIE [#12082]
Position Title: Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering
Position Location:Lexington, Kentucky 40506, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/09/21, finished 2019/02/13, listed until 2019/03/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Position Announcement The Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level with anticipated start date of August 1, 2019. We are interested in a wide variety of research emphases in sustainable infrastructure engineering. Example areas of interest include sustainable design for civil engineering projects, aspects of infrastructure systems that deliver critical services, assessment of multi-hazards and their mitigation for infrastructure systems, implementing solutions for improving quality of life, addressing humanitarian and/or global issues, applications of renewable energy to infrastructure design, smart and sustainable materials. The department is especially interested in candidates whose research connects across two or more of these areas. Relevant industry experience is desirable. Further, there are excellent opportunities for interactions with the Kentucky Transportation Center, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, and Traci Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment.

Candidates must have a PhD in civil engineering or a related field at the time of appointment. Evidence of an ability to obtain extramural grant support and/or some teaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities for the successful candidates include establishment of a research program that is supported by awards from extramural agencies, foster inter- and intra-departmental collaborative research activities, contribution to the teaching mission of the undergraduate program, teaching and mentoring for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and service for the department, university, and profession. State law requires faculty members teaching engineering design to become licensed as Professional Engineers in Kentucky within four years of being employed.

To apply, please submit an application directly to the UK Jobs system at Interested applicants should submit four documents: • A letter of application • Curriculum vita • Statements describing the applicant’s research plan (upload under Specific Request 1) • A description of teaching philosophy and experience (please answer under Posting Specific Questions)

Please provide the names and contact information of at least three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Application review will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

For more details on the department and the University, visit our website Questions about the department and/or these searches should be addressed to Dr. Nikiforos Stamatiadis at

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following item online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
College of Engineering
351 Ralph G. Anderson Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0503

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