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Assistant Professor/ Civil & Environmental Engineering
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Date Posted Aug. 21, 2019
Title Assistant Professor/ Civil & Environmental Engineering
University New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, NM, United States
Department Civil and Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Structural Engineering
    Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of structural engineering. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in engineering education and an ability to teach a variety of civil engineering courses, including courses in structural engineering, construction materials, design of steel and concrete structures, and the use of finite elements in the design of structures. Applicants will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and to participate in other scholarly activities. Professional engineering (P.E.) registration or significant progress towards licensure (FE) is desired. The applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a doctoral degree in civil engineering, or a closely related field. It is preferred that applicants possess consulting or industrial experience, and experience with contemporary structural engineering software packages. Demonstration of proficiency in written and spoken English language is required. Opportunities exist for research collaboration with several campus departments, research centers and with nearby National laboratories. U.S. Citizenship may be required to collaborate with certain research entities. The successful candidate will start at New Mexico Tech in August of 2020. Applications should include a cover letter summarizing education and experience, a complete vita, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a list of at least three professional references.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering currently has five faculty and offers BS and MS degrees in civil engineering and environmental engineering.

Excellent benefits (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, and a generous retirement plan.

New Mexico Tech is located in Socorro, in the scenic Rio Grande River Valley of central New Mexico, 75 miles south of Albuquerque with its many attractions, and 139 miles south of Santa Fe. Nearby mountains and desert canyons provide opportunities for excellent hiking, climbing, and mountain biking. The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, located just south of Socorro along a major north-south flyway, offers some of the best birding in the USA.

For best consideration, please apply by November 1, 2019. Send application to New Mexico Tech, Human Resources, CE Position, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM, 87801-4796. For more information about the application process, please contact Ms. Rosa Jaramillo in Human Resources at 575-835-6962 ( For more information about the Civil Engineering position, contact Clint Richardson, Department Chair at 575-835-5467 ( Please do not send applications directly to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity: NMT is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. NMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Contact Information

  • Rosa Jaramillo
    Human Resources
    New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
    801 Leroy PL, HR
    Socorro, NM 87801
  • 15758356962
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