Position Openings:

To post an internship, full-time engineer, or academic position, please submit a PDF version to: enfp@umd.edu

 

Academic Positions and Fellowship Opportunities

Company Title Location Posted
Carleton University PDF icon Assistant/Associate Professor Ottawa, ON, Canada 09/2021
FM Global PDF icon Post-doctoral Fellowship for Fire and Explosion Protection Reserach Norwood, MA 03/2021

Internships and Co-op

Company Title Location Posted
Architect of the Capitol PDF icon Summer Internship - Engineering Aid. Washington, DC 11/2021
ARUP PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Intern (Summer 2022) Washington, DC, Boston, MA, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, and San Francisco, CA 09/2021
Burns & McDonnell PDF icon Fire Protection Engineering Intern Arlington, VA, Denver, CO, Kansas City, MO (WHQ), Minneapolis, MN, Morristown, NJ 11/2021
ExxonMobil PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Intern Houston, TX & multiple locations 10/2021
Installation and Logistics (I&L) PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Intern (Summer 2022) Washington, DC 10/2021
JENSEN HUGHES PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Intern (Summer 2022) Rockville, MD 09/2021
National Fire Protection Association PDF icon Engineering Internship- Summer 2022 Multiple 11/2021
Poole Fire Protection PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Intern Olathe, KS 10/2021
Stanton Engineering PDF icon Fire Protection Engineering Intern - Fall 2021 Columbia, MD 09/2021
Stanton Engineering Services, LLC PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Intern Columbia, MD 11/2021
U.S. Department of Homeland Security PDF icon Engineering Internships- Summer 2022 Nationwide 11/2021
U.S. National Park Service PDF icon Structural Fire Protections Internships Multiple National Parks 11/2021

Post-Graduate Opportunities

Company Title Location Posted
Arlington County Virginia PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer I/ll Arlington, VA
ARUP PDF icon Graduate Fire Protection Engineer Washington, DC, Boston, MA, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, and San Francisco, CA 09/2021
ARUP PDF icon NYC Fire Engineer New York,NY, Boston, MA, and Washington, DC 10/2021
Brinjac Engineering, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Atlanta, GA 9/2021
Burns & McDonnell PDF icon Assistant Fire Protection Engineer Arlington, VA, Denver, CO, Kansas City, MO (WHQ), Minneapolis, MN, Morristown, NJ 11/2021
Capital Testing and Certification Servies PDF icon Laboratory Technicial1 - Fire Laboratory Sterling, VA 09/2021
Central Plantuau Cleanup Company PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Richland, WA 10/2021
Clark Nexsen PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer, PE Virginia Beach, VA, Vienna, VA, or Raleigh, NC 05/2021
Clark Nexsen PDF icon Senior Fire Protection Engineer PE Virginia Beach, VA, Vienna, VA, or Raleigh, NC 05/2021
Combustion Science and Engineering, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Columbia, MD 09/2021
Disney PDF icon Senior Fire Systems Engineer Lake Buena Vista, FL 11/2021
EBL Fire Engineering PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Baltimore, MD 08/2021
EBL Fire Engineering PDF icon Senior Fire Protection Engineer Baltimore, MD 08/2021
enviva PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Raleigh, NC 09/2021
Exponent Engineering and Scientifice Consulting PDF icon Fire Protection Engeneers (M.S. or Ph.D.) Bowie, MD, Warrenville, IL, and Menlo Park, CA 07/2021
ExxonMobil PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Houston, TX & multiple locations 10/2021
Fire-safe Sustainable Built Environment (FRISSBE) PDF icon Senior Researcher Ljubljana, Slovenia 10/2021
Fisher Engineering, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Consultant Atlanta, GA, Phoenix, AZ, and Virginia Beach, VA 08/2021
Fisher Engineering, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Atlanta, GA, Phoenix, AZ, and Virginia Beach, VA 08/2021
Incandescence Life Safety PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer/Engineer-in-Training Denver, CO 11/2021
Interface Engineering PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Washington, DC 04/2021
Johnson Mirimiran & Thompson, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Hunt Valley, MD 10/2021
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory PDF icon Senior Fire Protection Engineer Bay Area, CA 11/2021
LBE Engineers/Architects PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Charleston, SC 8/2021
Marriott International PDF icon 2021-Marriott-October.pdf European Office - London, UK or Frankfurt, Germany 10/2021
Michael Baker International PDF icon Senior Fire Protection Engineer Moon Township, PA 09/2021
Michael Baker International PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Moon Township, PA 09/2021
NESC Staffing PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Arlington, VA Atlanta, GA Sacramento, CA 10/2021
NESC Staffing PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Arlington, VA Atlanta, GA Sacramento, CA 10/2021
Poole Fire Protection PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Olathe, KS 10/2021
Sandia National Laboratories PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Livermore, CA 10/2021
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Augusta, GA 10/2021
Sheladia Associates, Inc. PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Rockville, MD 10/2021
SmithGroup PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Washington, DC 05/2021
SmithGroup PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Chicago, IL 05/2021
Sparc Fire Protection, LLC PDF icon Fire Protection Consultant New York, NY & Connecticut 06/2021
Sr. Fire Protection Engineer PDF icon 2021- WMATA-October.pdf Washington, DC 10/2021
State of Maryland PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer I Allegany, Garret, and Washington Counties 05/2021
State of Maryland PDF icon 2021-State of Maryland.c-June.pdf Prince Frederick, MD 06/2021
Tesla PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Fremont, CA 08/2021
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Baltimore, MD 05/2021
U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Washington, DC 11/2021
U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center PDF icon Fire Protection Engineer Bethesda, MD 07/2021
Virginia Tech PDF icon Bldg Code Rev Fire Protection Blacksburg, VA 09/2021

There are several resources for employment on campus as well as external fire protection jobs:

Staff Positions:

No open positions at this time.

Faculty Positions:

Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-Track

The Department of Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) at the University of Maryland is a unique academic unit dedicated to the education of fire safety engineers/researchers as well as to the advancement of fire science.  The department offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity in fire protection engineering education and research. Fire safety is an interdisciplinary field that includes the dynamics of fire and smoke (in structures and in the wildland), the design of fire-safe systems (materials, products, processes, buildings, communities, etc), people’s behavior in fire and the design of safe egress solutions, the environmental impact of fire, fire hazard and risk analysis, fire investigation, and the role of regulations and public policy.  Fire research includes, but is not limited to, the fundamentals of combustion, material flammability, fire suppression, wildland fires and wildland-urban-interface fires, process safety and explosions, structural resistance to fire, human response and behavior in fire, resilience of buildings and communities, etc.

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level (PDF icondownload a PDF flyer here).  Applicants should have a doctorate in a relevant discipline. Experience in teaching and a background in fire protection engineering are desirable. We are looking for a candidate who is excited to lead and work with undergraduate and graduate students. The position requires teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and establishing a successful, externally funded research program. Candidates with computational and/or experimental experience are encouraged to apply. 

The department offers the only ABET accredited B.S. Degree in Fire Protection Engineering in the USA. The graduate program offers a research M.S. degree and a professional Master of Engineering degree. The FPE department has an active Ph.D. program that is administered through collaborations with other departments in the Clark School of Engineering.  The department is a small-size academic unit that prides itself on having highly collaborative interactions between faculty, staff and students.  It also features state-of-the-art experimental and computational facilities.  Fire Protection Engineering is one of eight departments in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at UMD, College Park.  The school of engineering has approximately 220 full-time tenure-track faculty members and is ranked in the Top 20 in the country (U.S. News and World Report).  College Park is located in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.  The proximity of the campus to the nation’s capital allows the development of synergistic opportunities and strong research ties with federal government research laboratories, corporations, and start-ups. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff who will enhance our stature of preeminence in the three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and the world.  

A cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), statements of research and teaching interests, and names of at least three professional references should be submitted electronically to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/82767. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply, and candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with diverse populations through research, teaching and mentoring are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. For best consideration, interested applicants should apply by July 15, 2021; review of applications will begin on July 1, 2021 and will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Questions about the positions can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Arnaud Trouvé (atrouve@umd.edu).

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Engineering Career Services helps students find co-op, internship, and summer engineering positions. The office provides resume critiques, campus interviews, career fairs, and job search workshops for students. Students participating in co-op and/or internship programs gain professional work experience, earn a competitive salary, make invaluable networking contacts, integrate classroom theory into practice, and confirm their career choices. In conjunction with the campus Career Center, Engineering Career Services also assist students in finding post-graduate positions. Alumni of the Fire Protection Engineering Department are encouraged to also visit the Job Listings section to find postings for 'experienced' position announcements as they move forward in their careers. 

Engineering Career Services
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall
301-405-3863
careerengr@eng.umd.edu
Hours:  8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


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