Tenure-Track Structural Engr. Assistant Professor position at the University of South Florida

The University of South Florida invites applications for Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Structural Engineering  


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor who can develop a funded research program and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Structures, Structural health monitoring, Sustainable structural design and Structural rehabilitation. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should have completed or be near completion of a PhD in civil engineering, or a related engineering area from an accredited institution with emphasis on structures; profession registration is expected within 1 year if not already registered. The successful candidate(s) are expected to start fall 2022. Candidates are expected to have demonstrated leadership and communication skills, be able to work effectively in teams, integrate research, education and service activities, and be actively engaged in leadership in professional societies. Candidates must be committed to diversity among students, faculty and staff.


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (http://www.usf.edu/engineering/cee/) has twenty three (23) tenure-track/tenured faculty members, two (2) instructors, five (5) supporting faculty from the Center for Urban Transportation (CUTR) at USF, three (3) staff members, and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, serving nearly 250 undergraduates, 125 masters, and 70 PhD students.. The Civil Engineering graduate program was ranked 65th nationally and 45th among US public universities and the Environmental Engineering graduate program was ranked 38th nationally and 23rd among US public universities by US News and World Report (2021). Established in 1964 and currently led by Dean Robert H. Bishop, the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida is ranked #61 among public institutions (#98 overall) by U.S. News & World  Report’s 2022 engineering graduate school rankings.  The college serves more than 6,000 students, offering eleven bachelor’s programs, seven ABET-accredited, as well as twelve (12) master’s and eight (8) doctoral degrees.  The College is actively engaged in local and global research activities with $34.1million in research expenditures for the fiscal year 2019-2020.  The College has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities focused on sustainability, biomedical engineering, computing technology and transportation.   

 The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF which has broken into the top 50 among public universities. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at www.usf.edu

 An application package should include a resume and a cover letter. Applicants must electronically submit the application packet as one PDF file to the following website: https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/index.aspx (Applicants search Job Opening ID#27911). Applications will be considered starting immediately until the positions are filled.  

 The University of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Dual career couples with questions about opportunities are encouraged to contact the Department Chair. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process, please notify Khoa Dinh, the EOL Coordinator at (813) 974-9272 at least five working days in advance.