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Assistant or Associate Professor in Construction Engineering Technology and Management

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina
Closing date
Apr 14, 2024

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Construction Engineering
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
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The William States Lee College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for up to three (3), 9-month tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank in Construction Engineering Technology and Management fields, with an anticipated start date of August 2024. Candidates with diverse research interests such as those aligned with UNC Charlotte’s areas of research focus and distinction are strongly encouraged to apply. The department is expanding its research excellence in the following areas:

  • Workforce, Safety, and Human-Technology Interaction: Developing the workforce through advanced training programs, integrating human factors with technological advancements to enhance workplace productivity, and investigating the dynamic relationship between humans and intelligent technologies for the future of work.
  • Digital Transformation and Smart Built Environment: Harnessing smart technologies enabling more intelligent, efficient, and sustainable infrastructure and built environment through transformative concepts and processes in engineering, construction, and facilities This spans from smart cities to construction sites enhanced with remote sensing, cloud computing, digital twins, and automation.
  • Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Using AI to enhance the planning, design, construction, and management of facilities and infrastructure.
  • Resilient Infrastructure and Communities: Research on designing robust infrastructure and communities that can withstand, adapt to, and rapidly recover from various disasters and extreme events to ensure the long-term sustainability and resilience of both infrastructure and the communities that rely on it.

The capability to teach typical construction management and engineering courses is expected (e.g., estimating, scheduling, BIM/VDC, project management). Candidates with the ability to also teach courses related to facilities engineering and management are encouraged to apply. Please review the full job description for additional information, expectations, and requirements.

Application Documents

Applicants are required to submit the following to, for (positions #4526, #1720, or #4556).

  1. One-page letter of interest.
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Two-page research statement detailing areas of Applicants are to use this template for submitting their research statement:
  4. Contact information for at least three references.

About Charlotte and the Department

The Charlotte metro area is centrally located in North Carolina’s Piedmont region and has a population of over two million. The CLT airport is a major international hub, and is less than a 30- minute drive from the University. The city offers a mix of urban and natural amenities, featuring both a lively uptown area and numerous hiking trails. Within a three-hour drive, many enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains or the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

Graduates from the Construction Engineering Technology and Management program have successful careers, with 100% job placement. The ASC and ACI Student Teams have received many awards in regional, national, and international competitions. The Industry Advisory Board has 75 member companies highly engaged in career fairs, course lectures, site visits, and mentorship.

Learn More

Interested applicants are encouraged to review the program’s website, or contact the Search Committee Chair Dr. Jake Smithwick at with further questions.

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