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Job Posting #131

Posting #131 Position Overview
Organization Name


Carnegie Mellon University


Job Title Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Mechanics

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for a faculty member with expertise in mechanics and interest in any civil and environmental engineering application domain. We will also consider highly-qualified applicants at the untenured Associate Professor level.

CEE at Carnegie Mellon has a distinctive interdisciplinary education and research program. We have unique education and research activities in theoretical and computational mechanics related to materials modeling and earthquake geophysics; development and application of technology for sensing, control, information modeling and visualization for infrastructure; water and air quality engineering and science; engineering for sustainability; environmental nanotechnology; environmental biotechnology; and energy systems analysis. Carnegie Mellon has a long-standing tradition of interdisciplinary education and research and offers faculty members unparalleled opportunities to collaborate with colleagues from across the university and within the region.

Carnegie Mellon is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways. Carnegie Mellon seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.




We invite applications from individuals with expertise in experimental, theoretical, and/or computational mechanics, and interests in civil and environmental engineering applications. Please discuss potential intersections with existing faculty research areas, and alignment with one or more research centers and institutes within the department or university.

We seek a colleague with the ability to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to develop a robust, externally-funded research program. You should have a doctorate in civil and environmental engineering or a related field by the start date for the position.


Application Procedure


Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2017.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is August 1, 2018.

Please submit your application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (official or unofficial), statement of research experience and interests, statement of teaching experience and interests, a diversity statement (outlining how you have contributed to, or plan to contribute to, diversity, inclusion, and equity), up to three publications or manuscripts, and a list of at least three references with contact information. We will notify you in advance of any requests for reference letters.


Contact Info


E-mail inquiries concerning this position may be sent to the Search Committee via