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Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
Boise State University

Date Posted Oct. 8, 2019
Title Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
University Boise State University
Boise, ID, United States
Department Civil Engineering
Application Deadline Jan. 2, 2020
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Civil Engineering

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
Boise State University

The Civil Engineering Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2020. Successful candidates will be highly collaborative and contribute significantly to teaching and research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are being sought with expertise in environmental engineering.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, an earned doctorate with an emphasis on environmental engineering or related field, and the ability to perform high-quality research as evidenced by the acquisition of external funding, peer-reviewed publications, and engagement with undergraduate and graduate students.

Preferred Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, a current professional engineer’s license or the ability to acquire one within three years of appointment, in accordance with the State of Idaho rules to teach design courses is preferred.

Salary and Benefits
Salary is competitive within the Western region and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials and Instructions
Please attach to your online application a single PDF document that includes the following: (You can attach up to 10 separate files at 5MB per file.)

- Cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for the position;
- Curriculum Vitae;
- A one-page teaching statement;
- A one-page research statement;
- A one-page diversity, equity and inclusion statement; and,
- Contact information for three or more professional references

Application attachment instructions to ensure that your documents will be reviewed by the search committee can be found at

Closing Date: The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at 11:59 PM MST.

Please apply online at:…0&tzname=America%2FDenver

Recognized as a university on the move, Boise State University is the largest university in Idaho, with an enrollment of more than 24,000 students. Innovative programs, award-winning faculty, and vibrant student culture add up to an outstanding educational experience. The University is located in the heart of Idaho’s capital city, a growing metropolitan area that serves as the government, business, high-tech, economic, and cultural center of the state. A 2017 U.S. Census Bureau report listed Idaho as the fastest-growing state in the U.S. Forbes ranked Boise #2 for Best Cities For Raising A Family in 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked Boise in the top 10 for Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2016, and USA Today ranked Meridian (Boise suburb) as the #1 City to live in America in 2015. Time Magazine ranked Boise #1 in 2014 for ‘getting it right’ with a thriving economy, a booming cultural scene, quality health care, and a growing university. also ranked Boise first among the top 10 cities to raise a family thanks to an abundant quality of life, a family-friendly culture, a vibrant downtown, and great outdoor recreation including skiing, rafting, camping, fishing, and biking. To further enhance the superb quality of life Boise offers, the University has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities.

Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Our mission to promote diversity and inclusion is demonstrated by the College of Engineering having a higher percentage of female faculty than the regional average, including the current and last two college deans being female. At the student level, Boise State University is involved in a university-wide program (WIDER PERSIST) to adopt teaching practices that increase graduation rates in underrepresented students.

About the City of Boise:
About the Department:

Boise State University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. As a federal contractor, the University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. If you require an accommodation to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at 208-426-1616. View Boise State’s complete Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

  • Boise State University and the Civil Engineering Department are strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Boise State University is an EEO/AA employer. Veterans preference may be applicable.

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Contact Information

  • Civil Engineering Search Committee - 190906
    Civil Engineering
    Boise State University
    1910 University Drive
    Boise, ID 83725-2100


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