The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University invites applications to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in Structural and Materials Engineering. The position is expected to be filled at the assistant professor level. Candidates with an exceptional record may also be considered at the associate or full professor level. Preference will be given to applicants who possess an outstanding record of accomplishment. Junior candidates with superior potential are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have an interest in collaborative research that complements and augments existing expertise among the faculty in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (http://www.clarkson.edu/cee) and aligns with one or more of Clarkson’s interdisciplinary research centers including the Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) (http://www.clarkson.edu/camp) and the Clarkson Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE) (http://www.clarkson.edu/academics/ise). The average annual external research fund for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the last three years exceeded $5 million. The Department offers bachelors, masters and PhD degrees.
Candidates are expected to have received their Ph.D., or completed all requirements and submitted their dissertation before starting the position in Fall 2018. All candidates would be expected to pursue a vigorous, nationally visible, externally funded research program and maintain a strong commitment to teaching at all levels.
Clarkson University is New York state’s highest ranked small research institution with more than 50 undergraduate majors, nine interdisciplinary programs, and dozens of graduate programs in engineering, business, environmental programs, and arts & sciences. According to the U.S. News & World Report, Clarkson is one of the top tier national universities and its Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering is one of America’s best undergraduate engineering schools. At Clarkson, 3,300 undergraduate students learn and live in a close-knit residential environment augmented by award-winning career service and experiential learning initiatives and 1,100 graduate students are located at several different campus locations. Founded in 1896, Clarkson’s 640-acre wooded main campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and the nearby Thousand Islands region. Lake Placid and international attractions in Ottawa and Montreal are a short drive away. With the population of about 17,000, Potsdam is the quintessential "college town" with four higher education institutions within a 10 mile radius offering exceptional cultural and recreational venues.