Associate Professor

University of Maryland

Posting Details
Posting Details

Position Number: 128759
Title: Associate Professor
Functional Title: Associate Professor
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 100%
Unit: ENGR-Civil & Environmental Engineering
Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and the world.
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Position Summary/Purpose of Position: The University of Maryland’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks applicants for a joint appointment in a tenure-track Associate Professor level position. Priority will be given to candidates with primary interests in one or more of the following areas: Computational Mechanics, Structural Health Monitoring, Railway Infrastructures and safety (rail tracks, rail cars, risk assessment), Computational intelligence, and metamaterials. Background in applying Quantum Computing and Systems to engineering system simulation is desirable, although not required. Exceptional candidates with expertise outside the abovementioned areas are also welcome to apply.
The successful candidate will teach structures related courses as part of the appointment. Ideal
applicants will also have experience or demonstrated interest in community engagement, equity, and/or social justice through their research and teaching activities.
The successful candidate for this position will benefit from the resources, support, and multidisciplinary research environment fostered by interdisciplinary centers in high performance computing, quantum computing and quantum information areas at the University of Maryland (UMD).
Candidates from groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidate should be committed to high-quality teaching for a diverse student body and to assisting our departments in enhancing diversity.
Benefits Summary Top Benefits and Perks:

Faculty Benefits Summary

Minimum Qualifications: Education:
All applicants should have received or expect to receive their Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or closely related areas prior to their employment.
Candidates should have a distinguished record of research and educational activities, as well as a strong funding history.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidates should be creative and adaptable and have a high potential for both research and teaching.
Preferences: Preferences:

  • Demonstrated ability to integrate with current research activities and collaborate across disciplinary boundaries.
  • Committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion in the field through research, service, and teaching and would ideally be engaged in activities to promote it.
Additional Certifications:
Additional Information: The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland serves as the catalyst for high-quality research, innovation, and learning, preparing our students to create innovations that will address the 21st century Grand Challenges (e.g., energy, environment, security, and human health) and improve the human condition. The Clark School is dedicated to leading and transforming the engineering discipline and profession, accelerating entrepreneurship, and transforming research and learning activities into new innovations that benefit millions.
The Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering ( and Mechanical Engineering ( vibrant education and research programs as a part of the James A. Clark School of Engineering is currently ranked in the top twenty of all engineering programs within the United States. Department faculty members are encouraged to establish multi-disciplinary collaborations with colleagues and leverage a broad spectrum of shared research facilities. The University of Maryland has strong research ties with many government agencies, institutes, research laboratories, and other organizations located in the greater D.C. area.
Posting Date: 10/18/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 11/30/2023
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Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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