Job ID: 168423

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Iowa State University

  • Sep. 29, 2021
  • Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • Iowa State University
    Ames, IA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Ecological and Environmental
    Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, 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, Associate, or Full 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.

Construction Engineering: Broad areas of interest include, but are not limited to, building construction topics such as smart and sustainable buildings and safety in building design and construction. This may include BIM, 3D modeling, connected buildings, building energy efficiencies, automation, construction efficiency, and/or geo-construction.

Geotechnical Engineering: 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. 

Structural Engineering: This position is open to all core areas in structural engineering that can promote innovative and emerging research, including but not limited to 3D printing, ultra-high performance concrete, design of sustainable structures, and multi-hazard resistant design.

Successful candidates will establish, grow, and sustain externally funded, world-class research programs that complement the current research and education strengths 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 are also expected to communicate well, collaborate effectively, and contribute to the mission of the department.

Minimum required qualifications, preferred qualifications, and application instructions for each position may be found at search for the following Job Requisition Number: Construction Engineering: R6297 Geotechnical Engineering: R6296 Structural Engineering: R6295

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 $18 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.

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 department, college, and university activities, interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

CCEE houses several programs to support research including the newly established Peterson Endowment for the advancement of geo-construction and the Hazard Mitigation and Community Resilience Program, among others. Additional research collaboration opportunities are encouraged through Iowa State’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans, and Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (CNDE,, 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, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and 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.

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

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

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The search committee will complete a majority of the search process, candidate review, and interviewing virtually to ensure the safety of our faculty, staff, and candidates. Final candidates will be invited to campus for a mix of face to face and virtual meetings.

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