Tenured Professor (Department Chair), Civil Engineering, CEAS
Stony Brook University
February 1, 2018
Stony Brook, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Doctorate in civil and/or environmental engineering or related field, and at least ten years of teaching and research experience in these fields.
Proven record of securing substantial funding from major granting agencies and research foundations, and will have compiled an outstanding record of professional achievement.
Have excellent leadership and management skills, and have the decision-making and collaborative skills required to lead a world-class research and education program.
Appointment at the full professor rank is strongly preferred, although consideration may also be given to an exceptionally qualified associate professor.
Strong communication skills and ability to successfully work with faculty, staff and industry partners.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
Stony Brook University seeks a visionary leader with proven academic and research track record to chair a young and rapidly growing Department of Civil Engineering starting August 2018 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter.
Lead the department with new initiatives and vision.
Continue relevant research.
Manage undergraduate and/or graduate programs. Also manage faculty, staff, space and budgets.
Support mentoring of newer faculty.
Cross-collaborate with other departments and industry partners. Generate research funding in the form of research awards, scholarships, and travel and equipment grants.
Attract donations and endowments to the department.
This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Application review will begin on March 12, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2018.
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Electronic submission through Academic Jobs Online is highly preferred: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10786. Job posting 10786. Those interested in this position should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, vision and leadership statement, research statement, teaching statement and a list of four professional references. Alternately, applicants may submit the application package to the departmental address below.
C/O Erin Giuliano
Department of Civil Engineering
Stony Brook University
2434 Computer Science Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4424
The young and rapidly growing Department of Civil Engineering had its first graduates in 2016, completed its first ABET visit in October 2017 and is currently in the final review for accreditation through ABET.
The Department has active research programs in Coastal Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, as well as Structures and Construction Materials, and Transportation. As one of only two comprehensive (Bachelors to PhD) civil engineering programs within the State University of New York, the Department of Civil Engineering at Stony Brook University is well poised to play a key role in addressing the critical infrastructure challenges regionally and globally. It jointly directs the New York State Center for Clean Water Technology with the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. It plays a key role in the newly funded Infrastructure, Transportation and Security Center. The department is also a critical part of the Coastal Zone Management and Engineering Cluster at Stony Brook University. More about the Department can be found at http://www.stonybrook.edu/civil/.
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,040-acre campus is home to 24,600 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.
Official Job Title: Tenured Professor (Department Chair)