Joint Faculty Position - College of Engineering and School of Architecture
University of Miami
Location: Miami, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / College and University
Pursuing excellence and leadership in the field of interdisciplinary collaboration, the College of Engineering (COE) and School of Architecture (SOA) at the University of Miami are jointly inviting applications for two faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor or above. The successful candidates will collaborate on joint initiatives at the interface between COE, SOA, and other academic programs at the University, including the Climate Resilience Academy and the Frost Institute of Chemical and Molecular Sciences, and draw from their combined human, technological, and economic resources. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
This unique opening - a first for both schools - has to be seen in the context of the University of Miami’s ambitious Roadmap to Our New Century, which prioritizes mission-driven and integrated research. The positions are open to candidates with strong expertise in interdisciplinary investigations including but not limited to architectural design, material sciences, sustainability and resilience, structural systems, energy systems, energy-water nexus, climate resilience, building resilience, smart sensing, and data sciences applied at various scales in the built environment. Successful candidates should have a record of success in research activities consistent with the sought rank, and present a vision to create or contribute to a vibrant research group, consistent with the mission and joint vision of the COE and SOA.
Applicants are expected to have strong teaching abilities and research experience consistent with the sought rank. Applicants with an engineering background and earned PhD are eligible to apply; post-doctoral experience is desired, but not required. For applicants with an architecture background, a PhD is expected but not strictly required. Applicants from other disciplines are eligible to apply with a terminal degree in their discliplinary areas.
For full consideration, please upload one single file here, no larger than 20MB with the following; 1) cover letter stating your expertise and anticipated contributions at COE and SOA; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) research statement including a vision and a plan for interdisciplinary collaborations; 4) teaching statement; 5) diversity and inclusion statement; 7) contact information, including email and phone numbers, for at least three references; and 8) (Optional) a link to a downloadable portfolio of visual content and/or design work, if applicable.
Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be received until the positions are filled. Applications must be submitted here by April 15, 2022 for full consideration. Hires are expected to start as early as August 2022. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Co-Chairs of the Search Committee, Dr. Nurcin Celik (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Eric Firley (email@example.com).
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