Career
Opportunities

Career opportunities at NHERI awardee institutions are posted here. Check back for current postings and new information. 


Structural Engineering Faculty Positions
University of Nevada, Reno |

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNR invites applications for up to two assistant professors in the area of structural engineering for extreme events. These full-time, tenure-track positions include teaching, research, and service responsibilities. Please access the job posting for more information.


Site Operations Manager
Wall of Wind, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International University

Manages the day to day research operations and testing of the FIU Wall of Wind (WOW) facility. The FIU Wall of Wind (WOW) facility is one of the nation's major Experimental Facilities (EFs) under the National Science Foundation (NSF) Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) Program. NSF's investment in NHERI allows researchers to explore and test ground-breaking concepts to protect homes, businesses and infrastructure lifelines, and enables innovations to help prevent natural hazards from becoming societal disasters.


Research Specialist I
Wall of Wind, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International University

Supports Wall of Wind testing by enhancing existing sensor capabilities, improving data acquisition and analyses capabilities (e.g. implementing new LabVIEW and MATLAB based programs), providing dynamic testing capabilities, synchronizing sensor data acquisition, implementing new instrumentation capabilities, etc.


Research Technician I
Wall of Wind, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International University

Provides research technical support to the International Hurricane Research Center. Manufactures and assembles drawing models for projects. Assists the researchers and clients in the preparation of testing models.


PhD Candidates
Wall of Wind, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International University

The Wall of Wind Experimental Facility is looking for PhD candidates in the area of Wind Engineering. Candidates with a solid track record should contact Prof. Ioannis Zisis (izisis@fiu.edu) or Prof. Arindam Chowdhury (chowdhur@fiu.edu) for more information. Particular preference will be given to students with prior experience in structural wind engineering.