Job Openings

Professional Track Faculty: Computer-Aided Design & Graphics (2022-2023)

Description

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites applications for a non-tenure, professional track faculty position to teach undergraduate courses in Computer-Aided Design and Graphics. This position may be part-time or full-time, depending on availability and course load. Successful candidates will be expected to teach the undergraduate course ARE 217 ‘Computer-Aided Design and Graphics’ to undergraduate students in the CAEE department. In this course, students develop skills in visual design communication and are introduced to various types of drawings, including orthographic projections, axonometric views, and two- and three-dimensional perspectives. The course prepares students to explore design thinking and develop engineering-design drawings by using computer-aided drafting and design tools such as AutoCAD, Revit, and Rhino, among others.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses to a diverse student population in the CAEE department, collaborate with other faculty within and outside of the CAEE department from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.

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 and service activities.

The CAEE department has over 55 faculty and is currently ranked amongst the top five graduate and undergraduate programs in both civil and environmental engineering by US News and World Report.

Qualifications

A Master's degree in disciplines associated with computer-aided design and graphics is required, such as Architectural Engineering, Architecture, or related field.

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified individuals should submit materials in electronic form to apply.interfolio.com/116124.

  1. Cover letter — the cover letter should be addressed to: Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
  2. Curriculum Vitae— Or resume, including academic and professional experience and a portfolio with sample work related to computer-aided design and graphics
  3. Statement of Teaching — including prior teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and teaching interests
  4. Statement on contributions to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and/or service, as well as your understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics
  5. The names and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three references.

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Assistant Professor: Environmental Biotechnology (Fall 2023)

Description

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. We seek candidates with experimental and/or computational research expertise in the area of biotechnology with applications relevant to environmental engineering. Candidates from all areas of environmental biotechnology including synthetic biology, systems biology, and bioprocess engineering, are encouraged to apply. Research topics of interest include, but are not limited to, water reuse, emerging pollutant destruction, pathogen control, resource recovery, energy conversion, and carbon capture.  

The successful candidate is 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 from a wide range of backgrounds within and outside of the CAEE department, and be involved in service to the university and the profession. Strong preference will be given to applicants at the assistant professor rank, although truly exceptional candidates at higher ranks may also be considered.

The CAEE department, Cockrell School of Engineering, and the University of Texas at Austin are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion at UT Austin through their research, teaching, and service activities.

The CAEE department has over 55 faculty and is currently ranked amongst the top-ranked 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, internationally recognized research and computational facilities, including the Center for Water and the Environment, the Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, the Bureau of Economic Geology, the Marine Science Institute, and the Texas Advanced Computing Center.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree, or be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or other relevant discipline at the time of application.

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified individuals should submit materials in electronic form to apply.interfolio.com/115584. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022.

  1. Cover letter — the cover letter should be addressed to: Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering.
  2. Curriculum Vitae—including academic and professional experience and a list of publications.
  3. Statement of Research— including past research accomplishments and outlining areas of technical expertise that complement the department’s strategic plan and vision (available at https://www.caee.utexas.edu/about/strategic-vision).
  4. Statement of Teaching — including prior teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and future teaching interests.
  5. Statement describing past contributions and future plans for promoting diversity equity and inclusion (DEI) through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service. The Cockrell School’s DEI plan is available at https://cockrell.utexas.edu/about/diversity-and-inclusion/plan. UT Austin’s Strategic Plan for Equity and Diversity can be found here https://diversity.utexas.edu/actionplan/
  6. The names and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three references for assistant professors.  Higher ranks must provide at least five references.

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Assistant Professor- Structural Engineering- Fall 2023 

Description

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. We seek candidates with a background in the design and behavior of structural systems for natural hazard resilience. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Performance-based structural building design
  • Design and behavior of buildings subjected to extreme natural hazard events such as earthquakes, flooding, fire, extreme wind, etc.
The successful candidate is 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 from a wide range of backgrounds within and outside of the CAEE department, and be involved in service to the University and the profession. Though preference will be given to applicants at the assistant professor rank, truly exceptional candidates at higher ranks will also be considered.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 activities.The CAEE department has over 55 faculty and is currently ranked amongst the top five 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, internationally recognized research and computational facilities, including the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory, the Laboratory for Infrastructure Materials Engineering, and the Texas Advanced Computing Center.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree, or be enrolled in a Ph.D. program, in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or other relevant discipline at the time of application.

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified individuals should submit materials in electronic form to apply.interfolio.com/113872. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022.

Requested materials:

  1. Cover letter — the cover letter should be addressed to: Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering.
  2. Curriculum Vitae—including academic and professional experience and a list of publications.
  3. Statement of Research—including past research accomplishments and outlining areas of technical expertise that complement the department’s strategic plan and vision (available at https://www.caee.utexas.edu/about/strategic-vision).
  4. Statement of Teaching — including prior teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and future teaching interests.
  5. Statement describing past contributions and future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion (DEI) through research, teaching, and/or service. The Cockrell School’s DEI plan is available at https://cockrell.utexas.edu/about/diversity-and-inclusion/plan.
  6. The names and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three references.

 

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Administrative Program Coordinator

Description

This position will provide professional level financial accounting, reporting and transaction oversight for the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. This position will also provide event support in contracts and vendor management, with regular event day-of duties (the fun stuff!).

The Cockrell School is committed to building an inclusive environment, free from all forms of hate, racism and injustice, where students, faculty and staff feel safe and supported. Every member of our school community — whoever you are, wherever you are from and whatever you believe — is valued. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation, gender and gender expression, or socioeconomic background.

Responsibilities

  • Reconcile department accounts, prepare discretionary account statements, and compose annual reports for the Cockrell School of Engineering. Complete the monthly expense account certification and monitor discrepancies with account balances recorded by the Office of Accounting. Review accounts for overages or deficits, insufficient funds, incorrect object codes, and encumbrance reconciliation.

  • Review and approve all payment vouchers, purchase orders, and financial agreements for the department.

  • Prepare business contracts, exception requests, and payments for services for the department.

  • In conjunction with the department’s Director, oversee the implementation of the strategic budget established by the Department Chair. Ensure that funds are spent in accordance with account rules, university policies, and the department’s strategic priorities.

  • Proactively monitor the department’s default tuition and stopgap accounts, ensure charges are transferred to the appropriate account in a timely manner.

  • Collaborate with the Cockrell School’s Business Affairs office and Office of Accounting to resolve business needs and ensure compliance with university policies.

  • Monitor and track various financial commitments for the department, including start-up funds, internal funding, and student organization support.

  • Research vendors for events and work with vendors to complete the onboarding process.

  • Assist with event preparation details including CVENT Registration and Qualtrics communication

  • Assist with day-of duties for department events (banquets, industry day, advisory meetings, student events and celebrations, distinguished lectures, faculty and staff celebrations, etc.…).

  • Provide back-up support to the department’s purchaser, payment processor, and Director when needed.

  • Provide back-up support to the department’s events coordinator when needed.

  • Performs research and develops graphs, charts, spreadsheets, correspondence, reports, and presentation materials, as requested.

  • Will act as an individual contributor.

  • Other related functions as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and five years of progressively responsible experience in finance or accounting with experience in planning, forecasting and financial analysis. Demonstrated analytical skills, problem resolution experience with complex systems, flexibility, and attention to detail. Ability to maintain discretion with confidential matters and to use sound judgement to facilitate independent decisions. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines, and the ability to manage long term projects. A professional and friendly demeanor with faculty, staff, students, and the public. Excellent written and oral communication. Knowledgeable of the University’s procurement, payment, vouchering, and audit processes, as well as University resources, policies, business systems. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word products.  

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with endowment compliance and gift funding. Proficiency in DEFINE and Workday financial data.  Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team in a dynamic environment and a commitment to service excellence. Flexibility to support both the financial and events functions in the department.

Salary Range

$50,000+ Depending on Qualifications

Working Conditions

  • Occasional travel may be required.

  • Extended work hours are not typical; however, may be required for events.

  • This position is eligible for a flexible work arrangement agreement.

  • May work around standard office conditions. 

  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. 

  • Lifting, bending, and moving. 

  • Use of manual dexterity

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest

 

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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.