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Division of Engineering and Applied Science

Assistant Professor in the area of Resilient Infrastructure Systems

Close Date:
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The Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track junior faculty position in the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. We are interested in applicants from a broad range of research areas related to resilient infrastructure systems. Specific areas include, but are not limited to, smart structures, building science, sustainable design, control, system identification, distributed systems, uncertainty propagation, machine learning, and hazard mitigation. The term of the initial appointment at the assistant professor level is normally four years, with appointment contingent upon completion of a PhD in a relevant field.

Interested applicants should submit an electronic application. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions about the application process may be directed to ris_mce@caltech.edu.

Instructions for Applicants

  1. Create an account.
  2. Fill out the application form.
  3. After you submit your application form send the link that is provided to your two references and have them upload their letters of recommendation.
  4. Upload the following documents (as individual files or in one combined pdf):
    • curriculum vita;
    • research and teaching statements;
    • up to three representative publications;
    • 4-5 reference names (2 names who will be submitting letters by November 15, and 2-3 additional names of those who may be contacted).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Caltech is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. To request disability accommodations for any part of the interview or hiring process, please contact 626-395-4271 for assistance or contact ris_mce@caltech.edu.