TENURE TRACK position at the assistant or associate professor
level in the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering
starting Fall, 2018. Applicants must provide proof that they will
receive their doctorate degree at the latest by May 31, 2018. 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
cutting-edge 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 95 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 student-centered 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
Submit a single PDF file that includes the following: a cover
letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of research interests and
teaching interests, and contact information for three references.
The file should be submitted online at http://wmich.edu/hr/jobs/ Review of
applications will begin on October 20, 2017 and will continue until
the position is filled.