The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction (CEC) at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of construction, starting in August 2018. Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, supervising students, and attracting funded research. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should have a background in construction management or a related field. Preference will be given to those with an earned doctorate in construction or a terminal degree in architecture. Applicants with a master’s degree and relevant experience are also encouraged to apply. A broad background in construction practice, CAD, project management, estimating, and scheduling, or surveying is preferred. Applicants must possess and maintain a valid driver license. Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices, and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The university is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois. This position provides exceptional opportunities for individuals who wish to join a first-rate, multidisciplinary department with an active Center for Emerging Technologies in Infrastructure (CETI) that has strong ties to major industrial partners and internationally renowned universities. The CETI hosts national and international conferences such as the Innovations in Construction, Asphalt and Transportation (ICAT) conference and the International Construction Innovations Conference (ICIC), which provide opportunities to network and partner with influential business executives, political leaders, and other academicians. The selected candidate will work with renowned faculty who have co-authored more than 25 textbooks. The selected candidate will also have unique opportunities to teach overseas through our study abroad programs in the UK, France, Egypt, Jordan, and other destinations. The department currently has 15 full-time faculty positions and approximately 275 students.
Interested applicants must submit (1) a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, (2) a complete resume that includes a list of relevant graduate courses, (3) contact information for at least 3 professional references, (4) a statement of teaching and research interests, (5) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and (6) 3 letters of recommendation to: Attention: Construction Search, Dr. Amir Al-Khafaji, Search Committee Chair, Department of Civil Engineering and Construction, Bradley University, 1501 W. Bradley Avenue, Peoria, IL 61625, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. Bradley University is an equal opportunity employer. The administration, faculty, and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.