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Construction Engineering Faculty Position
TENURE TRACK position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Civil and Construction
Engineering starting Fall, 2019. Applicants must provide proof that they will receive their doctorate
degree at the latest by May 31, 2019. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and
graduate courses in the area of construction engineering, or related fields, advise undergraduate and
graduate students, conduct research relevant to civil engineering with particular emphasis on
construction engineering and management, supervise master’s and Ph.D. theses, and serve on university,
college, and department committees. The candidate is expected to develop new courses, as necessary,
and the associated laboratory facilities. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven research
and publication record, and with potential to secure externally funded research grants. Successful
candidates will be expected to actively contribute to collaborative and interdisciplinary research. An
earned bachelor's degree in civil or construction engineering and an earned doctorate in civil engineering
or a closely related field are required. Additionally, the successful candidate should be a registered
professional engineer or be able to obtain registration within a reasonable time.
The Department of Civil and Construction Engineering offers Bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering
and construction engineering, and Master’s and Ph.D. programs in civil engineering. The department
currently enrolls about 70 M.S. and Ph.D. students and about 200 undergraduate students. Both
undergraduate programs are accredited by EAC/ABET. More information can be found at:
Western Michigan University (WMU), is a vibrant, nationally recognized studentcentered
research institution with an enrollment of approximately 24,000 students.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WMU among the
nation’s fewer than 200 top research universities.
Kalamazoo is in a metropolitan area in southwestern Michigan, midway between Chicago and Detroit.
The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences offers 14 bachelor's degree programs, 11 master’s
programs, and 7 doctoral programs. The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences has
seven academic departments, with programs in engineering, engineering technology,
and applied sciences. The college is housed in a new $100 million facility (Floyd
Hall) located on a 270-acre engineering campus. This site includes a new engineering
complex and a Business Technology and Research Park.
Submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching
interests, and contact information for three references at http://wmich.edu/hr/jobs/.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the
position is filled.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals
with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.