Construction Engineering and Management Faculty Position

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Oct 15, 2021
Dec 14, 2021
Position Type
Engineer, Faculty / Professor
Organization Type

Construction Engineering and Management Faculty Position

TENURE TRACK position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering starting Fall, 2022. Applicants must provide proof that they will receive their doctorate degree at the latest by May 31, 2022. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of construction engineering and management, or related fields, advise undergraduate and graduate students, conduct research relevant to construction engineering and management, supervise master’s and Ph.D. students, 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 40 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:

The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers 14 bachelor's degree programs, 11 master’s programs, and 7 doctoral programs. It has seven academic departments, with programs in engineering, engineering technology, and applied sciences. The college is housed in a relatively 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.

Western Michigan University (WMU) is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan and is a vibrant, comprehensive nationally recognized student-centered research institution. 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.

Submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references at Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021 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.