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Open Rank Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Infrastructure Systems- Department of Civil and Environm...

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Open Rank Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Infrastructure Systems- Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering-FAMU-FSU College of Engineering)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 56244

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Florida A&M University – Florida State University (FAMU-FSU) joint College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position.


The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a robust externally funded research program, have a strong commitment to teaching excellence in undergraduate and graduate courses, and participate in college and professional service.


Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in civil and/or environmental engineering or closely related discipline. Post-doctoral experience in related topic areas is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Possession of a Professional Engineering (PE) License or the ability to obtain a Florida PE license is highly desirable.


The successful candidates will work in areas that complement and strengthen existing faculty research and teaching in infrastructure systems. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor rank, but well-qualified candidates will be considered at a higher rank.

Although the search is open to highly qualified applicants in broad range of disciplines in these subjects, primary areas of interest are specified as follows:

Infrastructure Systems: We are seeking highly qualified applicants with research in infrastructure as a system considering interactions between components. Applicants with primary expertise in component-level resilience and/or sustainability with minimum consideration of system aspects will not be competitive. Example areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Quantification of risk in spatially and functionally interconnected infrastructures systems
  • Resilience of critical infrastructure systems under compounding hazards
  • Integration of systems with socio-technological-infrastructure connections
  • Design and modeling of interfaces between various independent infrastructure systems
  • Resilient and sustainable infrastructure modeling with strong methodological focus in system aspects

Contact Info

Any questions about the search should be directed to the corresponding search committee chair:

Infrastructure Systems position: Dr. Sungmoon Jung (

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Applicants must include the following documents:

    Cover letter

    A full curriculum vitae

    A research statement including research interests and plans.

    A statement on teaching and philosophy

    No more than four selected publications for review

    The names and contact information of four potential references.
Applications should be received by November 30th, 2023, to receive full consideration. Acceptance and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Appointments are expected to begin in August 2024.Additional information about both universities and the department may be found at


This is a Faculty position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:


Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

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