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Assistant/Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering
Post Date: 12/21/2021
Close Date: 02/14/2022
North Dakota State University

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$70,000 and above

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at North Dakota State University (NDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in Geotechnical Engineering effective Fall 2022. Applicants in any emerging geotechnical engineering areas of national and international relevance will be considered. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated research capability in innovative experimental and/or theoretical research that will enable development of a sponsored research program and a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to make use of shared facilities and research space in a recently developed geostructures laboratory. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent communication skills, exceptional research record, potential to obtain federal grants, ability to bring a diverse perspective to the department, and a professional engineering license.
Interested candidates should submit their application package that includes a cover letter describing your background and how you would contribute to the research and teaching mission of the department, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy, statement of diversity and inclusion, and names and contact information of at least three professional references at https://www.ndsu.edu/employment/. Appropriate background checks are required. General correspondence regarding this position may be directed to Zhibin.lin@ndsu.edu, search committee chair.

Review of applications for the position will begin on February 14, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received after February 14, 2022 will be considered at the discretion of the search committee. The anticipated start date for the position is Fall 2022.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
We collectively acknowledge that we gather at NDSU, a land grant institution, on the traditional lands of the Oceti Sakowin (Dakota, Lakota, Nakoda) and Anishinaabe Peoples in addition to many diverse Indigenous Peoples still connected to these lands. We honor with gratitude Mother Earth and the Indigenous Peoples who have walked with her throughout generations. We will continue to learn how to live in unity with Mother Earth and build strong, mutually beneficial, trusting relationships with Indigenous Peoples of our region.

Minimum Requirements:
B.S. in Civil Engineering and Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.
An earned doctorate by the time of appointment is required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Requirements:
Demonstrated evidence of an externally funded research program or the evidence of the potential to establish an externally funded research program
Preference will be given to candidates who are registered professional engineers or eligible to become registered within three years of appointment.
Evidence of ability to work in teams and collaborate with constituents beyond the department and college.

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