Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor in Civil Engineering, with a focus on concrete structures

University of Luxembourg

Luxembourg

August 31, 2022

Description

The University About us...

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Life Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and the environment we live in.

FSTM is opening for its Department of Engineering a position for an Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor in Civil Engineering, with a focus on concrete structures.

Your Role...

Applicants with a research activity geared towards sustainable and environmentally responsible development will be considered positively. This includes for instance the circular construction economy, low carbon emission concrete, integration of concrete with steel or renewable materials such as timber, etc. Digital aspects of Civil engineering, such as digital twins of buildings and BIM, monolithic concrete 3d printing for building, will also be considered with interest. The university offers excellent infrastructure and equipment in Civil engineering, including equipment specifically geared towards research in structural engineering and concrete. The Department of Engineering also offers a highly skilled and dedicated technical support team. The University also offers a High-Performance Computing cluster, currently at 1,7petaflops, that can be used for computational research.

What we expect from you…

The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized or highly promising researcher with proven competence in civil engineering sciences and industrial applications in the domain of structural concrete engineering. She/he will have an excellent academic record in the area of concrete structures, documented research experience, a good record on industry collaboration within the field and excellent knowledge about structural- and especially concrete engineering.

She/he has:

  • A PhD degree in civil engineering sciences
  • Recognized and creative contributions in research in structural concrete engineering
  • A successful experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in structural concrete engineering
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Leadership abilities, good organizational and management skills
  • Interest in interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Language requirements

    The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end.

    In Short...
  • Contract Type: Fixed-term Assistant professor contract: 5 years, with perspective of a permanent position and promotion to Associate Professor upon a positive evaluation. In case of an excellent more senior candidate, a direct appointment at the level of Associate Professor may be considered.
  • Earliest starting date: January 2023
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL04925
  • How to apply...

    Applications should contain a motivation letter, a research statement, a detailed curriculum vitae, a full list of publications and the names of at least four experts who can, upon request from the Faculty, provide reference letters. All applications and letters should be sent to the Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker, using the email address: FSTM.recruitment-DOE@uni.lu

    The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the share of female professors. We explicitly encourage women to apply.

    We ensure consideration for applications received by 31/08/2022.

    The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

    In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …

  • Find out more about the University

  • Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University
  • Further information...

    The University of Luxembourg is and offers: - A highly international, young and dynamic university - An exceptional research environment and skilled support staff - A very competitive salary and benefits packages The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the share of female professors. As portrayed by recent hires and its outreach activities, the Department of Engineering is actively engaged in this endeavour. We explicitly encourage women to apply. More about the university and the department: The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and either French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end. The University of Luxembourg, which currently ranks 20th among the world best universities under 50 years on the Times Higher Education (THE) list, is a public university with a strong focus on research and a highly international faculty. Like the University, the Department of Engineering is ambitious and intends to develop in excellence, breadth and diversity. Thanks to support by multiple third-party funding schemes, the department is extremely active with many postdoctoral researchers and PhD candidates.

    Living in Luxembourg:

    Luxembourg is a cosmopolitan country, the green heart of Europe combining the convenience of a metropolis with a human touch (www. euraxess.lu). There are International/European schools and international tracks in local schools, as well as an excellent child care system, making it quite possible to reconcile an active academic activity with a happy family life.

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