Assistant Professor, Construction Engineering and Management

Denver, Denver County
Aug 02, 2013
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Summary: This position will develop and teach lecture and laboratory courses at all levels, establish and maintain an active, externally funded research program; conduct high quality research involving students at all levels.

Posting Description: The Civil Engineering Department currently has 14 faculty members. The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering accredited by ABET, a Master of Science degree, a Master of Engineering degree, a PhD degree in Civil Engineering, and a new multidisciplinary PhD degree in Engineering and Applied Science. The department has rapidly been growing in competitive research expenditure that encompasses the National Science Foundation CAREER award and other federal grants. Our faculty and graduate students are involved in the full spectrum of civil engineering research at local, state, and national levels accordingly. The College of Engineering and Applied Science takes pride in having a faculty of excellent scholars and engineering practitioners. We attract hard-working students who are enthusiastic about engineering and our goal is to develop them into dedicated engineering professionals. Providing an education of enduring value to our students is at the heart of our College mission. The University of Colorado Denver is Colorado's number one research funded university, offering comprehensive programs for undergraduate, graduate and health sciences students on two campuses in Denver and on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty of CU Denver offer 137 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. In 2012 the University was awarded more than $434 million in research grants and contracts. The new Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres. The Downtown Campus, located in the heart of the Denver's commercial, cultural and recreational districts, is one of America's most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo District and the state capitol. The candidate will be expected to develop and teach lecture and laboratory courses at all levels, establish and maintain an active, externally funded research program; conduct high quality research involving students at all levels, leading to sponsored research and refereed publications; advise students; and contribute to Department, College, and University governance and to the profession. The successful candidate will have a balanced perspective on research and instruction. Applications are accepted electronically at, refer to job posting F00613. Screening of applications begins December 1, 2013, and continues until the position is filled. The position is expected to start August 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications: - Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or closely related field

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Ability to work effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students and faculty - Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications: - BS in Engineering, Construction Engineering or closely related field - A strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education - Demonstrated ability to pursue externally funded research programs - Laboratory skills, field experience, and professional licensure - Professional experience, including postdoctoral teaching and research

Campus: Denver