Faculty position at BYU

The Civil and Construction Engineering Department (https://cce.byu.edu/) at Brigham Young University seeks applications from highly qualified candidates for a full-time, professorial, continuing-faculty-status track position in the area of construction management. Located in a new engineering building equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, the department benefits from a strong university-wide focus on mentored research for both undergraduate and graduate students, generous annual capital equipment and supplies funding, exceptional teaching resources available through the Center for Teaching and Learning (https://ctl.byu.edu/), acclaimed international study abroad programs, impactful research programs with extensive external funding, and actively engaged alumni. With high admissions standards, the university attracts stellar students who excel in their studies and become leaders in their respective disciplines.

The Construction and Facilities Management Program provides construction-related curriculum and research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students studying construction and facilities management, as well as civil engineering. The successful candidate should be able to teach a broad spectrum of construction management classes and must demonstrate a commitment to high-quality teaching and mentorship and the ability to develop a focused research agenda. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • Sustainability and governance within the built environment
  • Construction technology, including applications of artificial intelligence and big data
  • Building science, systems modeling, and smart structures
  • Heavy civil construction, including innovative equipment, practices, and materials
  • Management, ethics, and leadership in civil and construction engineering
  • Organization, design, and execution of construction projects
  • Asset management and infrastructure resiliency

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in the area of expertise
  • Developing a strong, externally funded research program wherein both undergraduate and graduate students are mentored and research results are published in top journals
  • Making significant contributions to professional societies and the construction profession, as well as participating in department, college, and university service

Initial rank will be consistent with qualifications and experience. The expected start date is fall semester 2022. An earned doctorate in a construction management-related field and professional experience in a construction-related industry are required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to BYU and its mission (http://aims.byu.edu/). Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Interested applicants must complete the faculty application and attach a current curriculum vita, a statement of research objectives, a statement of teaching objectives, and contact information for three professional references. Questions and correspondence should be addressed to Dr. Clifton Farnsworth, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, BYU, 430 EB, Provo, UT 84602, cfarnsworth@byu.edu.

The closing date for this posting is January 7, 2022.