Assistant or Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Lexington, KY
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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.

Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8H300:Civil Engineering

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

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.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • American Society of Civil Engineers
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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