The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Brigham Young University (BYU) seeks applications from highly qualified candidates for continuing-status-track professorial faculty positions. The department has an immediate need in the transportation engineering area and is also interested in identifying potential candidates for future positions in environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and/or water resources engineering. An earned doctorate in civil engineering or in a closely related field is required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to BYU and its mission (http://aims.byu.edu/mission_statement). Successful candidates will have a robust research focus and excellent teaching skills.
Responsibilities include: 1. Teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in the area of expertise. 2. Developing a strong, externally funded research program wherein both graduate and undergraduate students are mentored and research results are published in top journals. 3. Making significant contributions to professional societies and the engineering profession as well as participating in service opportunities within the department, college, and university.
The department anticipates filling the position at the assistant or associate professor rank. Initial rank will be consistent with qualifications and experience. BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards (https://honorcode.byu.edu/). Preference is given to qualified members of the sponsoring church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in good standing.
Interested applicants must apply at https://yjobs.byu.edu/. A current curriculum vita, a statement of research objectives, and a statement of teaching objectives must be provided with the application. Questions and correspondence should be addressed to Dr. Spencer Guthrie, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, BYU, 368 CB, Provo, UT 84602, email@example.com. For full consideration, applications must be received by October 20, 2017.
Brigham Young University provides an outstanding education in an atmosphere consistent with the ideals and principles of its sponsor, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Founded in 1875 by Brigham Young, BYU is the largest private religious university in the nation, with more than 30,000 students on campus. The university seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character, and to instill habits of lifelong learning and service.