Professor - Infrastructure Resiliency (Civil Engineering)

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Apr 06, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10002

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Civil Engineering of the City College of New York/CUNY is seeking to fill a faculty position in the broad multidisciplinary area of infrastructure resiliency, including complementary areas on the infrastructure rehabilitation, hardening, security, sustainability, and planning. Of particular interest to the Department is the development of integrated research programs on Structural-Transportation Engineering, particularly bridges and highways. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in developing, leading, and managing large-scale initiatives such as directing centers or institutes/labs or technical agencies/divisions.


Appointment at the Full Professor level is expected, beginning Fall 2014.  The requirements for this position include Bachelor and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering. The candidate should either have or be expected to obtain a PE license. The candidate should complement current expertise in the Department, and play a significant role in the development of long-term research programs in the broad area of civil infrastructure, leading to the eventual establishment of a major research center. The candidate is expected to develop collaborative work with CE faculty and the Institute for Transportation Systems, the University Transportation Research Center, the NOAA-CREST Center, and the CUNY Institute for Urban Systems. The successful candidate is expected to develop quality scholarship through refereed publications, an externally funded research program, excellent classroom teaching, and service activities at the national and college levels.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Please apply online (Job ID 10002) at  Applicants should submit: (1) letter of interest summarizing the required/desirable qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) names and contact information for three references.

In addition to applying online, please send the application materials to Chair of Resiliency Position Search, at:
The City College of New York/CUNY
Department of Civil Engineering, ST-121
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031


Open until filled with review of applications to begin February 1, 2014.


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