Assistant/Associate Professor

Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell, MA

Civil Engineering

Full-Time, Benefited


General Summary of Position:

The Department is seeking to fill one position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Structural Engineering. The expected starting date is September 2018. Candidates from all areas of Structural Engineering will be evaluated on a merit basis. Candidates in the areas of: structural mechanics, concrete and composite materials; computational mechanics; smart materials and structures; structural health monitoring; nondestructive testing and condition assessment; and structural repair and rehabilitation are preferred and encouraged to apply.


A successful candidate's expertise is expected to complement and strengthen existing faculty research and teaching (undergraduate and graduate) in Civil and Environmental Engineering. A successful applicant must demonstrate the potential for creative and independent research that would lead to strong extramurally-funded research. A candidate with a strong publication record and proven success in obtaining external funding, and registration as a Professional Engineer or qualifications to obtain a P.E. registration is preferred. Relevant industrial experience and the interest and commitment to work with diverse student and faculty populations are desired.


Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (preferred) or closely related field.
  • An earned Doctorate degree in Civil Engineering in the Structural Engineering discipline or closely related field (must have PhD in hand by the time of appointment (September 2018).
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups.


Preferred Qualifications:

Registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering (or the ability to become registered) is preferred and relevant academic experience is desirable.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit required attachments as follows:

  • Include a Cover Letter
  • Include in CV: Project titles and award amounts of externally funded research projects.
  • Include in Teaching Philosophy: Teaching interests and objective.
  • Include in Evidence of teaching: Syllabus, course description, class evaluation, etc.
  • Research Statement


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.