Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine's “America's Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU's Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
The Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability in the College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University, Miami, Florida, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position at a senior level (Professor or Associate Professor rank), with an anticipated start date in August 2018.
The successful candidate must have a proven record of strong scholarly activity, including an active research program with external funding. The School is inviting candidates with experience and research interests to augment its current expertise, which includes: sustainable and resilient infrastructure systems, wind and storm surge hazard mitigation, or automation technologies in construction including ICT (Information and Communication Technology). Applicants with research expertise in extreme event management and smart cities are especially encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates are expected to develop interactions with faculty across the School, College, and Campus. Opportunities exist to participate in related campus-wide communities, such as the Sea-Level Rise Solutions Center, Sustainable Built Environment Initiative, Extreme Event Institute, International Hurricane Research Center and its state-of-the-art NSF/NHERI Wall of Wind experimental facility, and Applied Research Center. Successful candidates must develop and maintain an internationally recognized research program, contribute fully to teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses, and provide service to the profession and University. Success/interest in working with a diverse population of students and experience with a variety of teaching methods or curricular perspectives is desirable.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, and/or in a closely related field. Professional experience in the construction industry is desirable.
Available facilities include the Wall of Wind and Titan America Structures and Construction Research Laboratory. Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability houses the Built Environment Informatics Laboratory (Moss and Associates BEIL), Construction Process Laboratory and the MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) Studio. The school offers an accredited baccalaureate program with over 300 students and a Master's program including a fully online Master's program with over 100 students. In addition, the school faculty can supervise doctoral students in civil engineering on dissertation research in construction engineering and management. The University is strategically located in one of the largest construction markets in the United States, with the opportunity for faculty involvement with major construction firms and organizations. The school enjoys tremendous support from the local construction industry. For further information about the school please visit https://schoolofconstruction.fiu.edu/.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 514286 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as decided by the search and screen committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 31, 2018. Review will continue until position is filled.
Requests for further information should be directed to: Dr. Wallied Orabi, Chair - Faculty Search Committee, Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability, Florida International University, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: (305) 348-2730.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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