University of Alberta

Faculty Position in Sustainable Structural Materials

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Competition No.  -    A104138573
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada invites outstanding applicants for a full-time tenured or tenure-tracked position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Sustainable Structural Materials. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and research excellence or potential in one of the following disciplines:

- Innovative structural products and systems made with sustainable materials
- Structural performance of structural/building systems constructed with sustainable materials

All candidates must be eligible for registration as a professional engineer in the Province of Alberta, and hold a PhD or are expected to graduate with a PhD by the time the appointment commences. Successful candidate with an exceptional track record may be considered for a Canada Research Chair Tier II appointment.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (including School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering) is committed to securing a position among the leading schools in North America. With a present complement of over 65 professors, research in the Department is vigorous and covers all major areas of Civil, Mining, and Petroleum Engineering. It currently has nine NSERC Industrial Research Chairs, three Canada Research Chairs and six endowed chairs. Our graduate program presently has an enrollment of over 470 students, including approximately 220 PhD students.

How to Apply:

Applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, a brief description of major contributions, reprints of three most significant research papers over the last 6 years, and the names of three referees, to:

Dr. Simaan AbouRizk, Chair
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 1H9
SUBJECT: Competition # A104138573

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications and selection of short-listed candidates will begin on May 15, 2019. Only candidates considered will be contacted.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)(e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

How to Apply


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.