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Assistant Professor Civil Engineering - Resilient Infrastructure Materials
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2018
Title Assistant Professor Civil Engineering - Resilient Infrastructure Materials
University University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Department Department of Civil Engineering
Application Deadline Nov. 1, 2018
Position Start Date Aug. 19, 2019
  • Lincoln, NE
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Civil Engineering

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Department of Civil Engineering
Resilient Infrastructure Materials

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Resilient Infrastructure Materials. The successful candidate should have engineering expertise related to resilient infrastructure components and systems in a changing world/climate. This faculty position is available in August 2019. The UNL College of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The college fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent in civil engineering or a closely related field. Applicants should have a record of strong scholarly achievement (including peer-reviewed publications) and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates must have the potential to establish a strong externally funded research program.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred candidates should have a strong record of scholarly achievement in one or more of the following areas: novel methods applied to infrastructure materials and systems; material development and/or advanced modeling; multi-functional (e.g., self-sensing, self-assembling, and/or self-healing) materials for sustainable infrastructure; advanced manufacturing and processing of infrastructure materials; integration of materials engineering with infrastructure systems; and human-infrastructure interaction. Relevant postdoctoral or industrial experience and strong record of grant applications and funding is preferred.

The Department of Civil Engineering has 31 faculty members on the Lincoln and Omaha campuses with an ABET/EAC accredited undergraduate curriculum and advanced programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. There are approximately 500 undergraduate, 50 master’s students and 55 doctoral students currently pursuing degrees on the two campuses. Additional information about the Department of Civil Engineering and the College of Engineering can be found at and Outstanding infrastructure exists for conducting research, including central facilities housing state-of-the-art equipment and instrumentation within the Nebraska Transportation Center, the Mid-America Transportation Center (Region VII University Transportation Center), the Midwest Roadside Safety Facility, the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, the Nebraska Nanoengineering Research Facility, and the Holland Computing Center. Opportunities for collaborations across the University of Nebraska include the Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research, the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, the Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials, the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior, the Nebraska Athletic Performance Laboratory, Innovation Campus, and other state- and federally-funded research centers and programs. This position offers a tremendous interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary opportunity to collaborate.

Applications must be submitted on-line at (requisition F_180142). Complete applications will include a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and 3-5 references with their full names and contact information. Review of applications will begin November 01, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

  • As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Yong-Rak Kim
    Department of Civil Engineering
    University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    Lincoln, NE


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