Assistant Professor of Practice Civil & Environmental Engineering

Cleveland State University
Cleveland, Ohio
Commensurate with experience
Jun 29, 2022
Jul 29, 2022
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
Organization Type

Cleveland State University

Assistant Professor of Practice Civil & Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cleveland State University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Practice non-tenure track position in the area of Civil Engineering with an emphasis on construction management beginning on August 22, 2022 or January 2, 2023. CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally recognized and student-focused public research institution that provides accessible, affordable, and Engaged Learning opportunities for all.


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is one of 5 departments within the Washkewicz College of Engineering at Cleveland State University. The Assistant Professor of Practice position is a permanent position with a succession path. Applicants are expected to teach a wide variety of undergraduate civil engineering courses and labs, and a wide variety of courses in the developing construction management curriculum.


Minimum Qualifications

As a minimum, applicants must possess

1. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

2. Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related fields

3. Ten years of non-academic professional engineering experience (a doctorate degree in engineering will count as 5 years toward professional experience)


Preferred Qualifications

1. An earned Doctorate degree in Engineering with specialization in Civil Engineering or closely related fields,

2. Ability to teach surveying, surveying lab, construction planning/principles, senior design, statics, strength of materials and strength of materials laboratory, undergraduate civil engineering courses, graduate-level construction management, and/or civil Engineering courses

3. Excellent communication skills

4. Professional experience in the construction industry or similar experience

5. Professional licensure and certifications related to construction (e.g., licensed engineer, professional surveyor’s license, contractor or construction licensure, certified construction manager, etc.)

6. Skills in project planning, construction management, building science and technologies, and/or computer applications

7. The ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

8. Professional engineer registration.


Application materials

Interested candidates should submit applications electronically at with:

1. Cover Letter

2. Unofficial Transcripts

3. Detailed Resume

4. Statement of teaching objectives and teaching experience (with particular attention to construction management and the Civil Engineering undergraduate curriculum)

5. A diversity Statement

6. List of three references including their name, organizational affiliation, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.


Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Review of applications will begin on July 28, 2022. Questions can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at


Hire is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials (including evidence of a Ph.D.) and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.


Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community. For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and mission as an urban serving university.


It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.