Vacancy announcement for a tenure track assistant professor in Civil Engineering at Youngstown State University (YSU)

The Civil Engineering program in Rayen School of Engineering at Youngstown State University invites applications to fill in a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in Civil Engineering starting in Fall 2024. The program is looking for a faculty member with expertise preferably in geotechnical engineering. Candidates with expertise in transportation or environmental engineering or a combination thereof will also be considered. Applicants with demonstrated research experience in the major field of expertise and teaching experience in sophomore and junior level courses in Civil and Environmental engineering are encouraged to apply. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise graduate students in their theses/projects, and establish and sustain an externally funded research program in the field of expertise. With an expectation of future growth, the program is looking for an outstanding faculty member with a strong commitment to teaching, research, and service to the University, community, and the profession. The full position description is available in the following link.

Please forward this announcement to your graduate students, post-doctoral research associates, and anyone you know interested. Thank you for help. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.


Tufts University seeks a tenure-track faculty in Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainable Materials and Sustainable Infrastructure Systems

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty member in Life Cycle Assessment for Sustainable Materials and Sustainable Infrastructure Systems as a part of School and University initiatives in sustainability and climate.  The position is expected to be filled at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Please circulate this announcement to new PHDs and Post-docs.

Applicants should have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in using life cycle and environmental systems analyses to further sustainability goals in the areas of materials and/or civil infrastructure.  Areas of application may include, but are not limited to: emerging materials and technologies related to the energy transition, water-energy systems, and the interface of buildings and health.   Research that integrates social science and considers aspects of equity surrounding healthy communities is preferred.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in their area of research that attract students from various engineering disciplines, as well as contribute to the delivery of existing undergraduate and graduate curricula. 

Application Link:

Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; applications submitted after January 4, 2024 are welcome.

Faculty positions in Geotechnical Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in geotechnical engineering.  Candidates from all areas of geotechnical engineering with crosscutting expertise in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: (1) effects of climate change on geosystems, (2) resiliency of civil infrastructure systems across multiple geohazards, (3) sensing technologies in geoengineering, (4) biomediated and bioinspired geotechnical engineering, (5) energy-related applications of geotechnical engineering, and (6) artificial intelligence/machine learning applications to geotechnical engineering. Please share this announcement with your colleagues and other qualified candidates. 

The position posting is available at

For further questions, you may contact Prof. Ahmet Aydilek at

Postdoc Opportunity – Air Force Science & Technology Fellowships – Please Share!

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine administers postdoctoral and senior research awards at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), and the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) under the Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program (AF STFP).

We are seeking highly qualified candidates who are U.S. citizens and hold, or anticipate earning, a doctorate in a variety of fields of science or engineering.

Application deadline dates (four annual review cycles):

  • February 1
  • May 1
  • August 1
  • November 1

Awardees have the opportunity to:

  • Conduct independent research in an area compatible with the interests of the Air Force laboratories
  • Devote full-time effort to research and publication
  • Access the excellent and often unique Air Force research facilities
  • Collaborate with leading scientists and engineers

Awardee benefits:

  • Base stipend starting at $76,542; may be higher based on experience
  • Health insurance (including dental and vision), relocation benefits, and a professional travel allowance

Applicants should contact prospective AFRL, AFIT and USAFA Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.

For detailed program information, to search for AFRL, AFIT, and USAFA Research Opportunities, and to contact prospective Research Adviser(s), visit