Geotechnical Engineering in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering -Western University

The appointment is expected to be effective January 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant will receive a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The rank will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience in teaching and research.

We seek an energetic and dynamic colleague who will be able to positively contribute to both the teaching and research efforts of the Department in the area of geotechnical engineering. Applicants with expertise in any area(s) within the field of geotechnical engineering will be considered, that includes but is not limited to: (i) soil-structure interaction, (ii) geohazards, (iii) geo-energy applications, (iv) geoinformatics and machine learning, (v) laboratory physical modeling of geotechnical systems, and (vi) numerical and constitutive modeling.

For a probationary appointment, successful candidates will have completed a Ph.D. degree in a Civil and Environmental Engineering field, or a closely related discipline, demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in research, including evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates independent research potential leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding.  The candidate should provide evidence of teaching at the university level and will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the Civil and Environmental Engineering program.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students and participate in other educational and professional activities including administrative activities of the Department, Faculty and University. Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario is required for this appointment.

Consideration of applications will commence on November 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

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In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.