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Opportunities

Faculty & Staff Positions:

Assistant or Associate Professor, AI-based Prediction for Power and Environmental Systems: The Eversource Energy Center (EEC) and the School of Engineering at the University of Connecticut (UConn) is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will be affiliated with both the Eversource Energy Center and a School of Engineering Department (Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Civil & Environmental Engineering) to conduct research, education and outreach related to AI-based predictive modeling for power and environmental systems. View the job description and learn more about how to apply here.

Additional information about faculty and staff positions at the School of Engineering is available here.

UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 

Teaching Assistant (TA) Positions:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Connecticut is seeking qualified applicants to our PhD or MS programs in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Specifically, we are seeking to provide financial support to students who will serve as Teaching Assistants for our undergraduate Programs in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Three positions are available, one with a focus in Structural Engineering, one in Transportation Engineering and one in Environmental Engineering. Information on our graduate programs is available here https://cee.engr.uconn.edu/graduate/doctoral-degrees, and https://cee.engr.uconn.edu/graduate/masters-degrees.

Minimum qualifications are:

  • A B.S. in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering (candidates with M.S. degrees preferred).
  • A minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 (higher than 3.5 preferred)
  • GRE scores (preferred Verbal >153, Quantitative >159 and Writing > 5.0)
  • A valid TOEFL IBT score with a speaking subscore of 27 or higher, an IELTS speaking band score of 8.0 or higher, or a Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) score of 74 or higher.

Candidates with a TOEFL IBT score between 22 and 26 may be considered as second priority. Candidates with TOEFL IBT scores below 22 will not be considered.

Application Process: https://grad.uconn.edu/admissions/apply-to-uconn/

The deadline for the PhD programs is January 1st. Candidates will be evaluated and undergo a Skype interview process.

Candidates should address the following aspects in their personal statement upon submission of their application:

  1. Courses they are qualified to serve as Teaching Assistants from the list below (see https://cee.engr.uconn.edu/undergraduate/course-offerings for descriptions and syllabi).
  2. Their preferred area of concentration and research interests.

Courses in Civil Engineering:

CE 2110 Applied Mechanics

CE 2412 Geomatics Field Methods (with lab component)

CE 2710 Transportation Engineering

CE 3520 Civil Engineering Materials (with lab component)

CE 3630 Design of Steel Structures

CE 3640 Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

CE 4410 Site Design (with lab component)

CE 4710 Case Studies in Transportation Engineering

Courses in Environmental Engineering:

ENVE 2310 Environmental Engineering Fundamentals

ENVE 3120 Fluid mechanics (with lab component)

ENVE 3200 Environmental Engineering Laboratory

 

Successful candidates will receive a full-time teaching assistantship (https://grad.uconn.edu/financing/assistantships/) guaranteed for two years of their studies, with a potential for renewal pending satisfactory performance in academics and teaching duties.

 

For additional information contact:

Prof. Marina Astitha
Associate Head for Graduate Education and Research
Email: marina.astitha@uconn.edu

 

Undergraduate Research Positions:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is pleased to announce the Undergraduate Research and Innovation Program. Through this program, undergraduate students will gain valuable work experience while exploring their areas of interest in research. More information is available here.