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Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction, Assistant/Associate Professor
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Date Posted Nov. 15, 2018
Title Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction, Assistant/Associate Professor
University University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV, United States
Department Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Ecological and Environmental
    Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction, Assistant/Associate Professor

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction, Assistant/Associate Professor, UNLV Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at:

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

The Department of CEEC of the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering at UNLV invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor position commencing August 2019. We are expanding our research in smart and resilient infrastructure systems, including the areas of smart cities, advanced mobility, urban water systems, and structures. We are looking for candidates with a multidisciplinary background and strong research experience utilizing a combination of technologies, including artificial intelligence, data analytics, internet of things, advanced computing, and software systems, as they apply to sustainable and resilient civil engineering infrastructure. This position is expected to collaborate with faculty in multiple areas and support computational and modeling research that harvests big data. The interdisciplinary research environment, rapid metropolitan economic and population growth, designation as an unmanned aerial systems test site, and the entertainment and tourism industries co-located in the Las Vegas Valley provide unique opportunities to the potential faculty candidate. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, sustainable, and interdisciplinary funded research program in his or her area of expertise, supervise graduate students, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their expertise area related to civil engineering, and participate in service to the Department, College, University, and profession.

This position requires an earned Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field is required by the date of appointment from a regionally accredited college or university and with a multidisciplinary background with significant research experience related to civil engineering are encouraged to apply. Candidates seeking appointments at an Associate Professor level must have a significant record of transformative funded research in support of the rank. Candidates who have a Professional Engineering (PE) license or ability to obtain one within a reasonable time period are preferred.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on January 15, 2019 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Haroon Stephen, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or

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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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