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Faculty Position of Structures/ Mechanics/Materials at Vanderbilt University

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Vanderbilt University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty position commencing Fall 2007.  Appointment at the assistant professor level is anticipated but higher ranks will be considered for truly outstanding candidates.  The successful candidate will have research and teaching expertise in structures with a research focus in one or more of the following areas:  structural health monitoring, systems-scale failure analysis, dynamic control, computational mechanics and micromechanics, advanced materials (e.g., nanocomposites, smart materials), nano-biosystems or failure analysis.  Synergy with the risk and reliability focus of the department is essential.

The successful candidate will be able to do cross-cutting research within the department and collaborate effectively with researchers within and beyond the department.  Successful candidates also must demonstrate the ability to develop a nationally recognized research program and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate (with emphasis on civil engineering design) and graduate levels.  Senior candidates must have a proven track record of excellence in scholarly contributions to the profession and maintaining a well funded research program.  Candidates must have an earned Ph.D.; P.E. registration is also preferred.  Vanderbilt is strategically located in Nashville, an area with rapid growth and excellent quality of living.  Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.  For full consideration, applicants should send a resume, statements of research and teaching interests, and four references as .pdf files to Prof. David Kosson, Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University (  Visit our website. Applications are encouraged to be submitted as soon as possible, and will be accepted until February 15, 2007 or until the position is filled.

Edit 22 Janunary 2007.  Links are fixed.


Hi, Roy,


The link in your post does not work, since in the hyperlink, there is an extra dot behind "". 



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