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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Dept. of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Iowa State University

Date Posted Jul. 8, 2022
Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Dept. of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
University Iowa State University
Ames, IA, United States
Department College of Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering


The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE), in the College of Engineering at Iowa State University (ISU) seeks candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the areas listed below. Exceptional candidates with commensurate experience and a proven track record will be considered for Associate and Full Professor ranks.

Geotechnical Engineering, R8903: Targeted areas of interest include, but are not limited to, sustainability, geo-hazard mitigation, risk assessment/reliability, geo-construction, image analysis, computational geotechnics, bio-inspired geotechnics, and critical infrastructure systems. CCEE houses several programs to support research including the newly established Peterson Endowment for the advancement of geo-construction.

Structural Engineering, R8894: This position is open to all core areas in structural engineering that can promote innovative and emerging research, including but not limited to advanced manufacturing techniques, innovative use of emerging materials, and development of next generation of structural systems. Complementary areas of research may include large-scale testing, computational modeling, structural mechanics, structural design or fluid-structure interaction.

Successful candidates will establish, grow, and sustain externally funded, world-class research programs that complement the current research and education efforts in the CCEE Department through both independent and interdisciplinary collaborations. Candidates will teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise both graduate and undergraduate students, generate a scholarly publication record, participate in technical committees and outreach activities, and exhibit a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Candidates should communicate well, collaborate effectively, and contribute to the mission of the department.

The CCEE Department is committed to sustaining a collegial, positive, and productive environment for each individual and for the collective benefit of all. All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Minimum required qualifications, preferred qualifications, and application instructions for each position may be found at, search for the following Job Requisition Number:

Geotechnical Engineering: R8903

Structural Engineering: R8894


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

CCEE houses several programs to support research including the newly established Peterson Endowment for the advancement of geo-construction. Additional research collaboration opportunities are encouraged through Iowa State’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans,, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (CNDE,, Bioeconomy Institute (, Virtual Reality Applications Center (, as well as numerous other institutes and centers that exist on campus.

For more information about our department’s engineering program, see

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive and is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff. The College of Engineering consists of eight departments with annual research expenditures exceeding $105 million.

Iowa State University is located in Ames, IA, a progressive community of 66,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the Midwest, and is beaming with community pride and accolades.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. 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.

Iowa State University and the College of Engineering are responsive to the needs of dual-career couples and are dedicated to work-life balance through an array of flexible work policies.

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