Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Civil Engineering

SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Utica, New York
Not Specified
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 23, 2021
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
Contract Type
Organization Type

Budget Title:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (10 Month)

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Descriptive Title:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Civil Engineering

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Campus Location:

SUNY Poly-Utica

Reports to:

Interim Dean; College of Engineering

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Employment is with the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly):

Description of Duties:

SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s College of Engineering's Department of Engineering invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Civil Engineering. The successful applicant will support our B.S. degree program that addresses national and regional workforce needs and offers our graduates excellent employment opportunities. 

We are eager to hear from candidates with demonstrated commitments to both teaching and research, and a commitment to cultivating diversity in the university and professional work environment.

The successful candidate will 1) Demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching in the area of environmental engineering or transportation engineering and in the lower division engineering sciences.  The ability to teach and support courses from a breadth of disciplines within civil engineering is a plus. 2) Have a track record of outstanding academic and scholarly achievements, 3) Will be able to develop an externally funded research program. 

Preference will be given to candidates with research experience, teaching experience at the collegiate level and a strong background related to and capable of supporting SUNY Poly’s emerging interests in engineering and the impact of engineering and STEM related work on modern society. It would also be expected that the successful candidate’s research interests would complement the interests of existing civil engineering faculty at SUNY Poly.  Candidates should have the ability to become licensed professional engineers.  

Specific duties include: 1) Teach and develop curricula for a variety of undergraduate civil engineering courses in both lecture and laboratory settings. Coursework would include environmental engineering or transportation engineering and lower division engineering science. The candidate would be responsible for all aspects of the course including grading and assessment. 2) Develop an externally funded scholarly research program incorporating undergraduate students. Funded programs that include academic, industry or government lab/agency collaborations are encouraged. 3) Advise undergraduate students and assist with a variety of student club activities. 4) Work with the engineering faculty to maintain EAC-ABET accreditation. 5) Serve the College and community through outreach activities During the first two years of the appointment, a reduced teaching load to include two classes per semester can be anticipated, providing an opportunity to establish a research program and develop courses.

Other responsibilities include contributing to the assessment and continued development of Civil Engineering courses, and contributing to the University community through committee service and other activities. 

Other reasonable duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, or a related field from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized organization and have a record of outstanding academic and scholarly achievements.

Applications received by December 3, 2021 are assured full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter or statement describing the applicant’s teaching philosophy, with a focus on teaching undergraduate students, and past contributions and plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service, and a list of three references. In addition, applicants should include in their statement a description of current and future research interests, including a discussion of opportunities to develop or continue externally funded research.

Applications should include statements on the applicant’s teaching philosophy, with a focus on teaching undergraduate students, and address the applicant’s abilities and interest in working with culturally diverse populations. A statement on the applicant’s planned and current research directions and objectives for developing an externally funded research program should also be included  .

SUNY Poly supports efforts to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized organization

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three letters of reference, letter of application, teaching statement, research statement, along with The SUNY Polytechnic employment application to

 In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position please email us at or call 315-792-7191.

Closing date for receipt of applications: until position is filled

About SUNY Polytechnic Institute:

SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, SUNY Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identification or expression, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, status as a domestic violence victim, criminal conviction, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.. Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at

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