Assistant or Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Mar 2017

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Requisition Number FE00790
Working Title
Department Name 8H300:Civil Engineering
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Structures)

Required Related Experience

Candidates focus on teaching and research should encompass the areas of structural mechanics and design.

Required License/Registration/Certification

State law requires faculty members teaching engineering design to become licensed as Professional Engineers in Kentucky within four years of being employed.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky, Department of Civil Engineering, invites applications for a tenure track faculty at the assistant/associate professor level positions in structural engineering. The selected candidate(s) will be encouraged to join the University of Kentucky on August 1, 2017. Candidates must hold an ABET accredited degree and a doctorate degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.

Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; developing a strong, externally funded research program; and providing service to the university, the state, and the engineering profession.

The Department of Civil Engineering, housed within the College of Engineering, has an active faculty that is highly engaged in research with other academic and research units at the University. Interdisciplinary collaborations include various academic departments, as well as with industry and government agencies. The department is internationally known for water resources research and computer software developed by faculty members. The department has close partnership with the Kentucky Transportation Center, enabling students to study alongside practicing engineers. The CEPM program is supported through a number of dedicated endowments and extramural funding and is renowned for its research excellence. Our faculty are comprised of a diverse makeup of subspecialties, including construction, environment, geotechnical, graphics, materials, structures, transportation, and water resources. In addition to the undergraduate degree, our program offers an M.S. degree in civil engineering or a Ph.D. degree. For more information, please visit our website at:

Please include a cover letter and CV along with application. In addition, please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 03/31/2017
Open Until Filled No
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