Archives—October 2017

North Carolina State Faculty Positions

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

North Carolina State University

The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at North Carolina State University (NCSU) expects to fill three positions over the next two years. The first position will be in the area of large scale structural engineering experimentation, while the other positions are expected to be in the broader civil engineering areas of structures, geotechnical, materials, and resilient infrastructure systems. In all cases, we seek individuals with strong domain expertise who have a demonstrated interest in working with colleagues within other areas of civil engineering (and/or across other disciplines) to be responsive to emerging research questions aimed at the betterment of civil infrastructure.

Successful candidates should be able to participate in multidisciplinary initiatives to support the missions of the department and the college.  Applicants at all ranks are encouraged to apply, and exceptional candidates may be considered for an endowed chair position. An earned doctorate degree in civil engineering or a closely related field is required. Post-doctoral experience, professional experience, and a professional engineering license are desirable, but not required.

We are seeking colleagues to join a vibrant department with 49 faculty members, over 700 undergraduates and 340 graduate students.  The CCEE department has many excellent laboratories and is planning to move to a new building on NCSU’s Centennial Campus by 2020. We seek candidates who are able to develop and maintain a nationally recognized and externally funded research program within their area of expertise, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and collaborate across disciplines. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Interested applicants should apply online at http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/91717. (position #00000552).  Attach individual pdf files of the following: a cover letter, resume, a combined statement of research and teaching interests, transcripts of graduate work, copies of no more than three representative publications, and contact information for at least three references.

A/EOE. NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.



Manager of Inclusion and Culture Strategies

Manager of Inclusion and Culture Strategy

Schedule: Full-time

Grade: J

Job Code: 4112

Job Req: 76839

Link: https://stanford.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=76839&lang=en

Stanford Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development and Diversity in the Office of the Dean seeks an energetic, results-oriented individual as its Manager of Inclusion and Culture Strategy. Reporting to the Assistant Dean in the Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity, the Manager of Inclusion and Culture Strategy provides management and coordination of Stanford Medicine’s diversity and inclusion efforts across faculty, students, trainees, and staff. Uses advanced operational concepts and organizational objectives to research and resolve complex policy, program, and administrative issues. Develops and maintains high quality program-specific communications and information, including briefings, reports, and websites. Designs training for leadership across Stanford Medicine.

Duties include:

  • Design training opportunities for leadership, including staff and faculty, on unconscious bias, microaggressions, change management for diversity, and other diversity and inclusion leadership topics. Identify gaps in training opportunities and source content and develop trainings to fill those gaps. Decide format and delivery of trainings based on audience and content.
  • Serve as communication conduit between diversity offices across student, trainee, faculty, and staff communities at Stanford Medicine, including the hospitals. Develop strategies to ensure disparate diversity/inclusion strategies, practices, resources, and best practices are aligned and shared school-wide. Develop new channels for communication between diversity offices.
  • Explore, identify gaps, and find opportunities to highlight diversity throughout all of Stanford Medicine’s websites and communications. Write content and partner with other offices to highlight diversity in Stanford Medicine.
  • Direct the development of metrics and templates for strategic initiatives and program evaluation.
  • Develop a cultural change ambassadors program among department and division leadership including: restorative justice training, systems inclusion training, and checklist development.
  • Lead design and/or purchase and implementation of teaching materials related to diversity and inclusion (e.g., examples of unconscious bias, “trigger” tapes, etc.). Decide how best to deploy materials and proper sequencing within the curriculum.
  • Decide content, develop, design, and write content for the annual Stanford Medicine Diversity and Inclusion Report to assess progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Lead monthly meetings with the Dean’s Office Strategy and Communications Team to identify areas to highlight diversity and inclusion within various existing communication channels and publications.
  • Coordinate all activity of the Diversity Cabinet, representing leadership from constituent stakeholders across the School of Medicine – medical students, graduate students, residents, postdoctoral trainees, faculty.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Background in diversity & inclusion and change management.
  • Advanced knowledge of campus-based diversity and inclusion issues and direct experience working on diversity issues on a college or university campus preferred.
  • Experience working and communicating with diverse communities.
  • Familiarity with program evaluation, including Excel and database development.
  • Advanced skills in long-range planning and program management.
  • Energetic, innovative, creative, self-starter, problem-solver, results-oriented.

 

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Carol B. Muller, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Stanford WISE Ventures, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity and Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering
Stanford University

cbmuller@stanford.edu

650.725.4747

Stanford WISE Ventures serves as a catalyst connecting research, resources, and innovation to increase the success of women and advance equity in science, engineering, and mathematics fields, across the Stanford community.

wise.stanford.edu


BPA Summer Internship Application Now Open

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)

Transmission Services Intern & Fish & Wildlife Program Intern

In partnership with the Bonneville Power Administration, AISES is thrilled to announce multiple internship opportunities for summer of 2018.

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), part of the U.S. Department of Energy, is a federal nonprofit agency based in the Pacific Northwest. As part of its responsibilities, BPA promotes energy efficiency, renewable resources, and new technologies. The agency also funds regional efforts to protect and rebuild fish and wildlife populations affected by hydropower development in the Columbia River Basin.

The Bonneville Power Administration offers unique opportunities for students to begin exploring careers in energy and fish and wildlife environment. An AISES internship enables students to put their education and knowledge to action on BPA projects, as well as prepare students for future employment. To learn more about the Bonneville Power Administration, visit bpa.gov.

Internships available

Transmission Service Interns – 1-2 positions available

Positions are available in one of the following organizations: Planning and Assessment Management, Systems Operation and Engineering and Technical – depending on the students’ engineering major of study and interest. The internship will be in Vancouver, WA (just outside of Portland, OR). Interns will assist senior engineers working on drawings, performing planning functions, design, testing equipment, participating in field visits, and other activities. The ideal candidate will have a background in electrical, civil, or mechanical engineering.

Fish and Wildlife Program Intern

The first and last week of this internship are spent at the BPA Headquarters in Portland, OR where the intern is exposed to work completed by the BPA Fish and Wildlife Program – a nearly $300 million annual program that implements fish and wildlife related projects in the region. Much of the internship is at the Cle Elum Supplementation and Research Facility (fish hatchery) located in Cle Elum, WA that is managed by the Yakama Nation. The intern will perform a suite of fish culturalist and technician tasks with the Yakama Nation hatchery team, as well as partnering state agencies. The intern will learn the importance of supplementation and management actions within the Yakima Basin. Work performed at the Cle Elum Supplementation and Research Facility is integral to the return of salmon to Columbia River tributaries. This internship provides many opportunities to gain hands-on experience with projects, field work, professional development network.

Internship details

The positions are paid weekly stipend that includes dormitory lodging, weekly transportation allowance, and round-trip airfare or mileage to the internship site. Candidates must complete 10 weeks of full-time work in their assigned office. Interns should not undertake this commitment if it creates undue hardship or if personal or financial obligations prevent them from participating for the full consecutive 10 weeks.

Applications are due December 15, 2017.

For more details about the internship, eligibility, the application process, and timeline visit http://www.aises.org/scholoarships/bonneville-power-administration-bpa-internships


Two faculty positions at Seattle U Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for two full-time, renewable, multi-year, non-tenure-track Instructor positions to begin September 2018.  Candidates with experience in the fields of materials science, machine design, control systems, or machine learning are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience teaching hybrid or online classes are highly desirable. The successful candidates will have a strong interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and a genuine interest in contributing to the mission of Seattle University.

Responsibilities include teaching and service to college and university. 

The Mechanical Engineering Department is housed within the College of Science and Engineering.  The undergraduate mechanical engineering program is ABET accredited.  In fall 2018, the department will begin to deliver a new Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program.  Both programs align with the university’s mission of educating the whole person, professional formation, and empowering leaders for a just and humane world. 

Required: Ph.D. or M.S. in mechanical engineering or a related field.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2017” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/, including a cover letter that summarizes qualifications and potential contributions to Seattle University, Curriculum Vitae, a separate statement of candidate’s teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Letters may be solicited following submission of the application. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017.

Additional information about our department is available at: https://www.seattleu.edu/scieng/mechanical/. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Teodora Rutar Shuman at teodora@seattleu.edu.


Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Engineering – Biomaterials and Synthetic Biology University of Georgia

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Engineering – Biomaterials and Synthetic Biology

The School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering within the College of Engineering at the University
of Georgia (UGA) is seeking applications for a 9-month tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August
2018.
The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary team in the recently established New Materials Institute
(www.newmaterials.uga.edu), which is focused on the design and disposal of new products and materials guided
by green engineering principles in ways that minimize waste, promotes sustainability, and protects human health.
Numerous companies are partnering with leading researchers in the institute to accelerate technology translation
through advanced materials testing and evaluation. Research in the Institute includes circular materials
management, advanced polymers, fibers & coatings, and technology development.
The responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to: (1) establish an outstanding research program recognized
both nationally and internationally, (2) foster partnerships within and outside the University of Georgia as well as
industry, (3) exhibit a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (4)
compete successfully for extramural funding to support research and companion graduate and postdoctoral training
programs. The candidate will have broad latitude to develop a research program that focuses on materials
innovations, along with advances in the basic knowledge of sustainability to benefit society.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering, polymer science and engineering,
materials science and engineering, or a closely related discipline, and an excellent creative research record in one
of two broad areas: 1) processing of biomaterials such as bioplastics and biocomposites, or 2) the interface of
materials science and the burgeoning field of synthetic biology. A demonstrated record exhibiting leadership traits,
effective communication, and ability to develop innovative programs is desired.
The School of Chemical, Materials and Biomedical Engineering continues to build a vibrant academic environment
that fosters engineering education in a liberal arts environment and research to address critical societal needs. The
School offers undergraduate and graduate engineering degree programs in biochemical engineering and biological
engineering, and has grown rapidly to about 400 undergraduate students, 50 graduate students and 14 faculty
members. More information can be found at http://www.engineering.uga.edu/schools/cmbe.
The University of Georgia is a public land-grant and sea-grant university located in Athens, GA. It is the oldest
state-chartered institution in the United States, and currently enrolls more than 36,000 students across 17 schools

and colleges. Ranked among the top 20 public institutions by US News and World Report, UGA is a research-
intensive university that prides itself on providing high-quality undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

To apply, candidates should submit an application at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2854. Questions related to
the position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jason Locklin (jlocklin@uga.edu).
Applications received before December 1, 2017 will be given full consideration.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Biochemical or Biological Engineering University of Georgia

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Biochemical or Biological Engineering

The School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA)
invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2018.
Functionally defined therapeutic cells, including stem cells and T-cells, and gene therapies have the
potential to provide a permanent cure for diseases and disorders that currently cannot be cured by
conventional drugs. While many advances have been made during the past 20 years in understanding the
cell and molecular biology of these technologies, there remains a critical need for well-integrated
interdisciplinary research to understand, design, and control cell manufacturing systems and processes that
will enable reproducible, cost-effective, and high-quality production of cells with predictable performance
for therapeutic function. The School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering seeks
applications from exceptional candidates in any aspect of biomanufacturing which may include, but is not
limited to, stem cell biomanufacturing, tools and production systems, scale-up, down-stream processing,
characterization, and delivery.
The successful candidate is expected to: (1) establish an outstanding, internationally recognized research
program (2) foster and establish collaborations and partnerships within and outside the College of
Engineering, as well as industry, (3) exhibit a strong commitment to teaching excellence at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels, and (4) compete successfully for extramural funding to support research
and a companion graduate and postdoctoral training program.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering, or a closely related
discipline, and an excellent research record in an area broadly associated with bio-based manufacturing of
therapeutic cells.
The School of Chemical, Materials and Biomedical Engineering is building a vibrant academic environment
that fosters engineering education in a liberal arts environment and research that addresses critical societal
needs. The School offers undergraduate and graduate engineering degree programs in biochemical
engineering and biological engineering and has grown rapidly to nearly 450 undergraduate and graduate
students and 14 faculty members. More information can be found at
http://www.engineering.uga.edu/schools/cmbe.
The University of Georgia is a public land-grant and sea-grant university located in Athens, GA. It is the
oldest state-chartered institution in the United States, and currently enrolls more than 36,000 students across
17 schools and colleges. Ranked among the top 20 public institutions by US News and World Report,
UGA is a research-intensive university that prides itself on providing high-quality undergraduate, graduate,
and professional education.
To apply, candidates should submit an application at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2924. Questions
related to the position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. William Kisaalita
(williamk@uga.edu).

Applications received before December 1, 2017 will be given full consideration.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or

protected veteran status.


Faculty Positions in UC Berkeley’s College of Engineering

The College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for faculty positions in all departments:  Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Nuclear Engineering.  The University seeks candidates whose excellence in research, teaching, and service and demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education will help us expand our national and international leadership.

A compiled list of the individual job listings is available here:  http://engineering.berkeley.edu/faculty-positions.  New job announcements will be added up through November, so please check back regularly for updates.  Also note that each job listing has its own application deadline and application requirements; please refer to the specifics in each announcement.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values in the College of Engineering. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion. Financial and in-kind resources are available to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve our equity and inclusion goals, with the full backing of the College. Examples of ongoing programming at the College are available
at: engineering.berkeley.edu/diversity.

The University is also committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

The University of California is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:  http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


Tenure-track Faculty Position in Biological Processes of Environmental Engineering – Univ of Vermont

Tenure-Track Faculty in Environmental Engineering: Biological Processes
The College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) at the University of Vermont
(UVM) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Engineering for
Fall 2018. The position is anticipated to be filled at an Assistant Professor level, but exceptional
candidates will be considered at the Associate Professor level. Candidates must have a Ph.D.
degree in engineering or a related field, a proven record of scholarly activities, and potential for
strong performance in cutting edge research and teaching in advanced biological tools to solve
environmental engineering problems. The faculty member will be expected to maintain an
active program of externally-funded research and contribute to two separate ABET-accredited
undergraduate education programs (Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering) and be
active in the nationally ranked M.S. and Ph.D. graduate program in Civil & Environmental
Engineering (CEE). The ability to acquire professional licensure is desired.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications
from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and
cultural backgrounds are encouraged. The University is especially interested in candidates who
can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To that end,
candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how
they will further the diversity of the unit through their teaching and service at the University.

The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a
current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and
academic environments in CEMS, and throughout the UVM university community are dynamic,
highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary. Significant campus resources for research
collaboration include: Advanced Genome Technologies Core, Complex Systems Center, College
of Medicine, Gund Institute of Environment, Vermont Genetics Network and the Vermont
Advanced Computing Center.

The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington
is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round
outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately
150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and
Green Mountains.

Application materials (5 documents) must be submitted online at http://www.uvmjobs.com,
posting number [F933PO]: (1) cover letter with names and contact information for at least three
references, at least one of which can comment on teaching; (2) current curriculum vitae
identifying specific areas of expertise; (3) a detailed statement of research interests; (4) a
statement of teaching philosophy and interests; and (5) a diversity impact statement. Inquiries
may be addressed to Britt A. Holmén, Search Committee Chairperson, at britt.holmen@uvm.edu.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.


University of South Florida – Faculty Search Announcement

The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of South
Florida seeks outstanding applicants for multiple tenure‐track faculty positions at the
rank of Assistant, Associate, and/or Full Professor. The successful candidate should have
an earned Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field, demonstrated
excellence in scholarly research, and a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring
undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants for the rank of Associate or Full
Professor must have demonstrated a strong record of externally funded research,
outstanding scholarly work and publications, and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Applicants with research interests in all areas of chemical engineering are encouraged to
apply, particularly those with interests in the fields of energy and sustainability,
advanced materials, and biotechnology/bioprocess engineering. Applications from
women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

The department currently has sixteen (16) faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and
Ph.D. degree programs. In addition to strong collaborations within the College of
Engineering and a number of research centers on campus, faculty members in the
department also enjoy strong collaborations with the extensive medical enterprise at
USF including the USF Morsani College of Medicine, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and
Research Institute, Center for Assistive Rehabilitation Robotics & Technologies, and USF
Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute. Detailed information about the department can be
found at http://chbme.eng.usf.edu. With more than 16,000 employees in the USF
System and more than 49,500 students, the University of South Florida is one of the top
10 largest universities in the United States.

Applicants must submit a detailed curriculum vitae and names of at least four
professional references. In addition, the application should include a statement of their
teaching and research plans. The cover letter indicating your interest in the specific rank
should be addressed to: Faculty Search Committee Chair, Chemical & Biomedical
Engineering, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, ENB 118, Tampa, Florida,
33620. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must
submit their application electronically with supporting documentation as one file directly
online to: http://www.usf.edu/administrative‐services/human‐resources/careers/.
Applicants should search for Job Opening ID #11560.

USF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.