Professor of Practice- Structural Engineering

University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
Austin, Texas
Jul 01, 2021
Aug 01, 2021
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The University of Texas at Austin Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Practice position. We seek candidates with a structural engineering background to teach courses related to the design of reinforced concrete, steel, masonry and wood structures. The initial contract duration will be fixed at three years, with the possibility for extension based on performance and need.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses to a diverse student population in the CAEE department, collaborate with other faculty within and outside of the CAEE department from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.

The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service activities.

The CAEE department has over 55 faculty and is currently ranked amongst the top five graduate and undergraduate programs in both civil and environmental engineering by US News and World Report.


Applicants must have an earned M.S. and/or Ph.D. degree, in Civil or Structural Engineering. Interested and qualified individuals should submit materials in electronic form to Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2021.

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified individuals should submit materials in electronic form to

  1. Cover letter — the cover letter should be addressed to: Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
  2. Curriculum Vitae—including academic and professional experience
  3. Statement of Teaching — including prior teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and teaching interests
  4. Statement on contributions to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and/or service, as well as your understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics
  5. The names and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three references.

A security-sensitive background check will be conducted on applicants selected for the position.

Anticipated Start Date: Sep 1, 2021

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.