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Iowa State University Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering - Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor in Ames, Iowa

Faculty Position Information:

Position Title:Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering - Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor

Appointment Type:Faculty

Job Description:

The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at Iowa State University ( invites applications for a teaching faculty position in the Construction Engineering program at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor level (previously known as lecturer or senior lecturer). Construction Engineering at Iowa State University is a national leader in construction education enjoying strong industry and academic support and enrolls more than 300 undergraduate students. A person holding this faculty position will be responsible for coordinating and teaching undergraduate portions of the general professional elements of the construction engineering program and exhibit a commitment to inclusivity and diversity. Engineering project scheduling and management, estimating, construction contracts, materials and methods, and senior capstone design are the key instructional areas. This term faculty (non-tenure track) position is a unique opportunity to incorporate engineering management and design instruction in the construction engineering curriculum.

This 9-month position is for a 3-year term with potential for renewal. There may be opportunities for the candidate to supplement the 9-month salary with additional teaching in the summer semester or with research funding. Term Faculty hold limited term, full, or part-time renewable appointments that are not eligible for tenure, but have potential to be reviewed for advancement into senior ranks.

Candidates are expected to have an excellent record of achievement in teaching or engineering practice in civil, construction or environmental engineering or a closely related discipline. Successful candidates will have experience that demonstrates capability for long-term leadership in engineering education. They will also exhibit excellent communication skills, share in our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion.

About the Department

The CCEE Department offers B.S. degree programs in civil engineering, civil engineering with environmental emphasis, and construction engineering plus M.S., MEng, and Ph.D. graduate degree programs in civil engineering and maintains externally funded research of approximately $17 million annually. The department employs 48 faculty members. CCEE is committed to diversity among faculty, staff and students who can enrich University objectives in the areas of research, teaching and service.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates for this position must hold a degree(s) in civil, architectural, construction engineering, or related engineering degree.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Candidates at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank must have a PhD, or a MS plus 3 years of relevant work experience, or a BS degree plus 5 years of relevant work experience.

  • Candidates at the Associate Teaching Professor rank must have a record of teaching experience and a PhD plus 5 years of relevant work experience, or a MS degree plus 8 years of relevant work experience, or a BS degree plus 10 years of relevant work experience.

  • Candidate at the Full Teaching Professor rank must have a record of teaching experience and a PhD plus 10 years of relevant work experience, or a MS degree plus 13 years of relevant work experience, or a BS degree plus 15 years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred qualifications for any rank include previous teaching experience in outreach or university programs

  • Professional engineering registration in the United States, or the ability to become registered

  • A record of continuing and increasing responsibility with current engineering practice as a project construction manager or superintendent is preferred

  • Senior level management experience is a plus

  • Candidates should have a commitment to inclusivity and diversity

Proposed Start Date:January 1, 2020

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:December 31, 2023

Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:00 (Faculty)

Application Instructions:

To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by October 15, 2019. All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position online at

The following documents are required to be submitted in PDF format:

1) letter of application (including information about desired rank);

2) current resume or curriculum vitae,

3) contact information for three references, including name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number, and

4) other documents: a) one-page teaching statement, and b) inclusivity and diversity statement.

Direct questions to, or call 515-294-1676.

Original Posting Date:September 16, 2019

For consideration, submit application before:October 25, 2019

Job Requisition Number:R665

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

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