Construction Engineering and Management(CE&M) Faculty Position

Newark, DE
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Engineering: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Location: Newark, DE





The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a continuing-track faculty position in Construction Engineering and Management (CE&M) at the assistant professor level starting Fall 2017. The successful applicant is expected to develop and deliver technical courses in the CE&M curriculum, to mentor students and advise student organizations, to liaise with industry partners and program stakeholders and to maintain involvement in scholarly activities.

It is expected that the successful applicant will have comprehensive knowledge and experience in construction engineering and management through a combination of formal education and practical experience. Education will have ideally culminated with an earned research-oriented doctoral degree; however, exceptional candidates possessing extraordinary experience in construction engineering and construction management may also be considered.

The successful candidate will join the existing faculty supporting a new bachelor's degree program in CE&M and associated minors. This program builds on the established strengths of UD's Civil Engineering program and has strong industrial support. There is significant opportunity for multidisciplinary collaboration within the Department, with faculty from the Lerner College of Business and Economics, and with faculty from the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship.

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department ( has 27 faculty members, 550 undergraduate students, and over 100 full-time graduate students. The department maintains active research programs in structural, geotechnical, environmental, coastal, infrastructure systems, railroad engineering, and transportation engineering. The position is expected to be teaching and service oriented. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a limited research program in construction engineering, construction management or engineering education to complement and expand existing Departmental activities.

As one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States, the University of Delaware today combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. The University of Delaware is a Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, Urban-Grant and Space-Grant institution with its main campus in Newark, DE, located halfway between Washington, DC and New York City. Please visit our website at

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter summarizing the candidate's interest in the position and relevant experience, (2) a complete resume or curriculum vitae, (3) a statement describing the candidate's teaching philosophy with a list of courses that the candidate is qualified to teach, (4) a statement identifying areas of interest for research and/or professional involvement, and (5) the names and contact information of three references, at least one of whom can attest to the candidates teaching qualifications. Applicants should go to the website to upload their information. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be received by January 27, 2017.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities and people with disabilities. The University of Delaware is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant focused on enhancing the climate of the university for women STEM faculty.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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Susan L. Groff, Ed. D.,
Director, Institutional Equity & Title IX Coordinator
305 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-3666

For complaints related to Section 504of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, please contact:

Anne L. Jannarone, M.Ed., Ed.S.
Director, Office of Disability Support Services
Alison Hall, Suite 130
ewark, DE 19716
(302) 831-4643

OR contact the U.S. Department of Education - Office for Civil Rights.

The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act ("DDEA") prohibits discrimination against an applicant or employee based on pregnancy, childbirth, lactation or related conditions. If you believe that you have been subject to pregnancy discrimination or retaliation, please inform a manager as soon as reasonably possible. The University of Delaware is committed to providing a workplace free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation, and will take prompt action to investigate and remedy the situation, as necessary.

The DDEA also provides for reasonable accommodations of known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions, provided that the accommodation does not impose an undue hardship on the university. An employee need not be disabled to request such an accommodation. If you have a known limitation related to pregnancy that impacts your ability to satisfactorily perform the essential duties of your job, please inform your supervisor so that we can promptly begin the process of identifying a reasonable accommodation. Employees are encouraged to request a reasonable accommodation as soon as the need arises and prior to any performance issues. Employees will not be retaliated against for requesting or using a reasonable accommodation.


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