TENURE TRACK position at the assistant or associate professor level in the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering starting Fall, 2018. Applicants must provide proof that they will receive their doctorate degree at the latest by May 31, 2018. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of construction engineering, or related fields, advise undergraduate and graduate students, conduct cutting-edge research relevant to civil engineering with particular emphasis on construction engineering and management, supervise master’s and Ph.D. theses, and serve on university, college, and department committees. The candidate is expected to develop new courses, as necessary, and the associated laboratory facilities. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven research and publication record, and with potential to secure externally funded research grants. Successful candidates will be expected to actively contribute to collaborative and interdisciplinary research. An earned bachelor's degree in civil or construction engineering and an earned doctorate in civil engineering or a closely related field are required. Additionally, the successful candidate should be a registered professional engineer or be able to obtain registration within a reasonable time.
The Department of Civil and Construction Engineering offers Bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering and construction engineering, and Master’s and Ph.D. programs in civil engineering. The department currently enrolls about 95 M.S. and Ph.D. students and about 200 undergraduate students. Both undergraduate programs are accredited by EAC/ABET. More information can be found at: https://wmich.edu/cce/.
Western Michigan University (WMU), is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of approximately 24,000 students. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WMU among the nation’s fewer than 200 top research universities.
Kalamazoo is in a metropolitan area in southwestern Michigan, midway between Chicago and Detroit. The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers 14 bachelor's degree programs, 11 master’s programs, and 7 doctoral programs. The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences has seven academic departments, with programs in engineering, engineering technology, and applied sciences. The college is housed in a new $100 million facility (Floyd Hall) located on a 270-acre engineering campus. This site includes a new engineering complex and a Business Technology and Research Park.
Submit a single PDF file that includes the following: a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of research interests and teaching interests, and contact information for three references. The file should be submitted online at http://wmich.edu/hr/jobs/. Review of applications will begin on October 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.