Faculty Position in Building Energy and Environments

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Austin, TEXAS
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Job Description: The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track position in Building Energy and Environments. Candidates at all ranks, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, will be considered. The Department seeks applicants in all areas of engineering relevant to the topic of Building Energy and Environments (BEE) with representative examples including: building environmental control systems, impact of built environment on occupant performance, building energy systems, building engineering physics, and environmental impacts of buildings and building systems. The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses to a diverse student population in the CAEE department, develop a sustainable sponsored research program, mentor graduate students, collaborate with other faculty within and outside of the CAEE department, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.

The CAEE department has over 55 faculty and is currently ranked amongst the top ten graduate and undergraduate programs in both civil and environmental engineering by US News and World Report. Faculty in CAEE have access to state-of-the-art research and computational facilities including, for example, a full scale Test House, a Façade Thermal Lab, multiple Environmental Chambers, and the Texas Advanced Computing Center. The candidates for the BEE positions will have the opportunity to collaborate across disciplines through campus-wide initiatives (e.g. UT’s Bridging Barriers Initiatives ), as well as through ongoing collaborations with other schools such as the School of Architecture, and the Dell Medical School.


Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Science or other relevant discipline and have the ability to build an independent, externally-funded research program at the forefront of their field.  

A security-sensitive background check will be conducted on applicants selected for the positions. 

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified individuals should submit the following requested materials: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a complete CV, including academic and professional experience and a list of publications; (3) statement of research interests outlining areas of technical expertise that complement the department’s strategic plan and vision (available at http://www.caee.utexas.edu/about/strategic ); (4) statement of teaching philosophy; (5) statement describing a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service; and (6) the names and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three references for tenure-track and five references for tenured positions. The letter of interest should be addressed to: Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering.  Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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