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Teaching Faculty Position in Construction Engineering and Management in Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full time, non-tenure line, teaching faculty position in the area of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM). We seek an enthusiastic educator who will use a mix of traditional and innovative approaches, such as project-based and online learning, to deliver course materials. The successful candidate will be engaged in program development and teach a variety of courses related to project management, project financing, planning and scheduling, cost engineering, materials and equipment, safety, and design. The successful candidate also will provide service to the department, such as advising to student organizations, seeking growth opportunities for the CEM program, and fostering relationships with CEM stakeholder companies.

This position will be filled at the level of a Teaching Professor or an Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor. For the level of Teaching Professor, applicants should hold a terminal degree in civil engineering or a related field. For the level of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor, applicants must have a Master's degree (or its equivalent) or a terminal degree in civil engineering or a related field. Applicants should preferably have construction-related experience. In addition, applicants should be, or plan to be licensed as a professional engineer (P.E.), and have demonstrated teaching experience through academic courses, short courses, professional conference presentations, or related activities. Please see policy.psu.edu/policies/ac21 for definition of academic ranks and promotional opportunities for non-tenure line faculty.


Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, and contact information for three references. For full consideration, applications should be received no later than August 16, 2021. Review of applications will continue through September 2021. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

This is a fixed-term multi-year position funded for 2 years from the start date, with an excellent possibility of renewal.

The CEE Department is a vibrant and dynamic unit with 35 faculty members, 17 research scientists, annual research expenditures of $18M, and U.S. News and World Report undergraduate program rankings of 13th for civil engineering and 16th for environmental engineering. Department faculty members have received prestigious honors including many professional society awards, 12 NSF CAREER awards, and one NAE membership. Excellent opportunities exist for candidates to interact with faculty on collaborative projects, including teaching, research, and service. Penn State is one of the nation’s leading land grant public universities with research expenditures exceeding $900 million annually. Please see cee.psu.edu for additional information about the department.

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