Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering (Environmental/Water Resources Emphasis) at Christian Brothers University


The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Christian Brothers University seeks a dynamic and creative educator for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources. The successful candidate will be able to develop and teach courses in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Site Assessment, Wastewater Treatment, Hydraulics, Hydrology, and associated laboratories.  Experience in teaching courses related to Air Pollution Control is desirable.

The B.S. in Civil Engineering is one of four ABET-accredited degree programs offered by the Gadomski School of Engineering at CBU. The faculty member is expected to teach other engineering services courses related to Civil Engineering, depending on departmental needs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain teaching excellence in a full teaching load each semester.
  • Advise civil engineering students and seniors in their projects.
  • Develop a research program which generates external funding and leads to scholarly publications.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a research program which engages undergraduate civil engineering students.
  • Serve on school and university committees.
  • Advise Civil Engineering Student Competitions.

This position will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply no later than January 30, 2023.


  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering.
  • Proficiency in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering curricula.
  • Excellence in teaching ability at the undergraduate level and ability to engage students in undergraduate research.
  • Ability to initiate and develop new programs/concentrations in civil engineering, and pursue applied research and innovations to support current and future industry demands in civil engineering.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • P.E. license or ability to obtain a P.E. license before applying for promotion or tenure.

Preferred Qualities:

  • Prior teaching experience at a primarily undergraduate institution.
  • Prior experience in externally funded applied research in Environmental or Water Resources Engineering.
  • Proficiency with current laboratory instrumentation in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering.
  • P.E. License.

Additional Information:

Christian Brothers University is a Catholic university in the student-centered tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers. CBU fosters academic excellence in a range of programs to prepare students from all faiths and backgrounds for careers and lives informed by the Lasallian values of faith, service, and community.

Christian Brothers University offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, regardless of sex, age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin or disability.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, you must apply and upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé or CV
  • Diversity statement
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Salary history/requirements

Candidates who do not submit these documents will not be considered.