Colorado School of Mines invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in geotechnical and/or civil-construction materials engineering related to underground construction and tunneling. Exceptional candidates may be considered at the Associate Professor level.
Areas of particular interest include soft ground (soil and weak rock) tunnel design and construction, innovative materials (modified soils, grout, foams, slurries, etc.), ground improvement techniques, nondestructive evaluation and ground imaging, soil-structure interaction, geoconstruction process monitoring, instrumentation, data driven modeling and performance prediction. Candidates with expertise in other related areas in geotechnical and construction materials engineering are encouraged to apply.
Colorado School of Mines is home to a substantial geotechnical engineering program. In addition to six geotechnical engineering faculty members in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, faculty members in Geological Engineering, Mining Engineering and Geophysics together provide an extremely rich and diverse environment for pursing collaborative teaching and research in geotechnical engineering.
Interested parties can find the complete advertisement attached and at http://inside.mines.edu/HR-Academic-Faculty. Review of applications will begin January 6, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.