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Non-Tenure Track Construction Engineering Faculty Positions Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
University of Utah

Date Posted Nov. 8, 2018
Title Non-Tenure Track Construction Engineering Faculty Positions Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
University University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Department Civil & Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Inital review December 17, 2018
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2019
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  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Construction Engineering/Management

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CVEEN) invites applications for two non-tenure-track ("career-line") faculty positions to teach courses related to its B.S. and M.S. Construction Engineering degrees with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2019. These positions are 9-month, full-time appointments during Fall and Spring semesters responsible for 18-credit hours of instruction per academic year. Successful applicants must demonstrate their ability to provide career guidance to undergraduate and graduate students and teach engineering classes covering a broad range of construction curricula. Faculty will also be expected to engage in service activities such as attending necessary committee meetings and initiating, supervising and mentoring construction-related student chapters such as CMAA and AGC.

Positions in any area of construction will be considered although priority will be given to those with academic and professional experience in commercial construction; preferably vertical and fa├žade construction including BIM applications. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Construction Engineering or in a closely related field. Professional engineering licensure is highly desirable. We anticipate filling one position at the Assistant Professor Lecturer level and one at a more senior level. The senior level candidate must have full-time experience and decision-making responsibilities in the U.S. construction industry and 10-years of progressively responsible industrial experience.

As part of the College of Engineering, faculty specializing in Construction Engineering maintain strong interdisciplinary collaborations with other CVEEN faculty. This is a new emphasis at the University of Utah stemming from tremendous growth in the construction field as well as strong support of local construction industry. Currently, we are offering an undergraduate B.S. degree and a coursework only M.S. degree in Construction Engineering. We expect the successful applicants to develop online M.S. course content in the near future. Additional summer teaching and research assignments and compensation are possible as student demand and faculty interests dictate.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains. Adjacent to the campus is a Research Park, home to more than 50 businesses with close research and operational ties to the University. It consistently ranks among the top academic institutions for creating startup companies based on university technology. Salt Lake City is the state capital and home to many businesses and nonprofit organizations. It is known as a hotbed for technology-oriented business startups that provide great opportunities for student learning and research. The metropolitan area has a population of approximately 1.1 million residents and is a major urban center in the intermountain west. Salt Lake City has extensive arts and cultural activities and a major airport close to downtown. It is at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and has four distinct seasons, including mild winters and warm summers, and offers excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation, including easy access to the mountains, the red rock country of the Colorado Plateau, and eight national parks. The state of Utah has been recognized numerous times as a top state for business and careers.

The initial screening of applicants will begin on December 17, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled. Electronic application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and contact information for three references. Please submit all application materials online to Questions may be directed to the CVEEN Department Chair, Michael Barber ( or the Construction Search Committee Chair, Pedro Romero (

  • The University of Utah is fully committed to affirmative action and to its polices of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs, activities and employment with regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a person with a disability, religion, sexual orientation and status as a veteran or disabled veteran. The University seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services and activities for people with disabilities. Reasonable prior notice is needed to arrange accommodations. Evidence of practices not consistent with these policies should be reported to the Office of Equal Opportunity and affirmative Action (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD). The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students

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  • Pedro Romero
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
    University of Utah
    Salt Lake City, UT


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