Job ID: 196586

Associate Professor - Geotechnical Engineering

United States Air Force Academy

  • Oct. 10, 2022
  • Associate Professor - Geotechnical Engineering
  • Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • United States Air Force Academy
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Nov. 18, 2022
  • June 2023
  • Associate Professor
  • Geotechnical

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering anticipates hiring one full-time Associate Professor in the area of geotechnical engineering to begin late June 2023. We seek a passionate professional with a desire to inspire, educate and develop cadets. USAFA is an undergraduate-only institution focused on educating and commissioning officers in the Air and Space Forces. The successful candidate will teach cadets in undergraduate geotechnical and other civil engineering courses, initiate and conduct a program of research in a field of specialization that contributes to the body of knowledge, engage in scholarly and professional activities to maintain academic currency in the area of specialization, guide the development of curriculum, instructional technology applications, and research activities, incorporate teaching concepts, mentoring methods, means of enhancing cadets' learning experiences, and educational strategies and techniques with fellow instructors, and serve as an academic advisor to Civil Engineering majors.

Requirements: U. S. citizenship is required. A doctoral degree in civil engineering or a related discipline. The selected candidate must successfully complete a background investigation.

To Apply: Applications will be accepted between 10 October & 18 November 2022 on ( For questions, contact Dr. Tom Phelan at Applications are due 18 November 2022.

  • The Federal Government is an equal opportunity employer. USAFA values the benefits of diversity among the faculty including a variety of educational backgrounds and professional and life experiences.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Tom Phelan
    Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
    United States Air Force Academy
    2354 Fairchld Dr.
    Ste 6J-159
    USAF Academy, CO 80840

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