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Division of Engineering and Applied Science

Assistant Professor in the area of Civil Engineering, Infrastructure and Systems

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The Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (MCE) in the area of Civil Engineering, with emphasis on infrastructure and systems. We are seeking candidates with an outstanding research record and a strong commitment to teaching. The rapid growth of population and megacities requires sustainable and resilient infrastructure, posing significant scientific and technological challenges to be tackled by the most innovative research. The MCE department is seeking applications in all areas that are synergistic to civil engineering, infrastructure and systems. The search is aimed at the assistant professor level.

Interested applicants should submit an electronic application. Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The term of the initial appointment at the assistant professor level is four years, with appointment contingent upon completion of a PhD in a relevant field.

Questions about the application process may be directed to ceis@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 26, 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 a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Click here to read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

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 626-395-3389 for assistance or contact ceis@caltech.edu.