Construction Engineering and Management Continuing Track Assistant Professor

Continuing-Track Assistant Professor position in Construction Engineering and Management in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of…

University of Delaware – Details – Assistant Professor, Construction Engineering & Management

Assistant Professor, Construction Engineering & Management

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College / VP Area: College of Engineering
Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Civil & Environmental Engineering, Full Time



Newark, Delaware

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a continuing-track faculty position in Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) at the assistant professor level starting Fall 2022.  UD’s four-year bachelor’s program in CEM was launched in Fall, 2017. The program has since graduated its first class and is in the process of seeking ABET Accreditation. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementation, development, and refinement of core program technical classes in CEM and select engineering foundation classes.

The successful applicant will assume a continuing-track position which will be primarily teaching and service-oriented.  As such, the candidate is expected to develop and deliver technical courses in the CEM curriculum, to mentor students and advise student organizations, to liaise with industry partners and program stakeholders, and to maintain involvement in scholarly and/or professional activities.  It is desired for the successful applicant to have comprehensive knowledge and experience in construction engineering and management through a combination of formal education and practical experience.  Education will have culminated with an earned research-oriented doctoral degree in Construction Engineering and/or Management or equivalent. Credentials such as LEED AP/ PE/ and OSHA certified Outreach Trainer are highly desirable.

Details about the Continuing Track (CT) at University of Delaware can be found at this link:

About UD: The CEM program builds on the established strengths of UD’s Civil Engineering program and has strong industrial support locally and regionally.  Numerous opportunities exist to interact with industry professionals throughout the Northeast corridor and the Mid-Atlantic region. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has 30+ faculty members, approximately 400 undergraduate students, and 120 graduate students. The Department has state-of-the-art facilities and instruments for laboratory and field experiments and computing.

The University of Delaware provides an outstanding research base for a variety of research opportunities. The College of Engineering supports five intellectual neighborhoods including one focused on the scholarship of engineering education Within the Department, research programs exist in structural, environmental, coastal, transportation, civil infrastructure, railway, and construction engineering, with a strong focus on sustainability in the built and natural environments. The Delaware Environmental Institute (, the Delaware Center for Transportation (, the University of Delaware Energy Institute (, the Mangone Climate Change Science and Policy Hub, and the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy ( are catalysts for interdisciplinary research in the areas of infrastructure, environment, and energy on campus. The state-of-the-art 194,000-square-foot Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory ( provides a focal point for research and teaching on campus.

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.  As a recipient of a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award, the University of Delaware has a service to assist dual-career couples and supports work-life balance through family-friendly policies.

Qualifications Required:

An earned doctoral degree in civil engineering with an emphasis on Construction Engineering and/or Management

Success in scientific/engineering research demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications

Capacity and ability for excellence in teaching and mentoring

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion within the discipline, Department, and University

Qualifications Preferred:

OSHA Certified Outreach Trainer

ASCE ExCEED Teaching Fellow


Experience with curriculum development and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses

Assessment and accreditation experience.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s interest in this teaching-focused, continuing-track assistant professor position, and their relevant experience, (2) a complete resume or curriculum vitae, (3) a statement describing the candidate’s teaching philosophy, a list of courses that the candidate is qualified to teach, and the candidate’s vision for teaching and mentoring a diverse student population in alignment with UD’s diversity goals (, (4) a statement identifying areas of service, professional involvement, and research, and (5) the names and contact information of three references, at least one of whom can attest to the candidates teaching qualifications. Application review will commence on April 20, 2022, and applicants are encouraged to submit materials before this date to receive full consideration.  Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled.

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Applications close: Open until filled