Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Structural Engineering
Iowa State University - Ames, IA

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The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) ( at Iowa State University invites applications for two tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in the area of Structural Engineering at the assistant, associate or full professor level. Targeted areas of interest include, but are not limited to, structural concrete; steel structures; structural mechanics with emphasis on advanced computational modeling; earthquake, wind and/or other structural hazard mitigation; wind energy; and improving reliability, resilience, and/or sustainability of structures.

In addition to sustaining their own program in their specialty area, the new faculty members are envisioned to complement current research and education excellence in the areas of bridge engineering, seismic hazard mitigation, structural health monitoring and/or wind engineering. Additional research collaboration opportunities may also be pursued through Iowa State's Institute for Transportation ( and the Center for Nondestructive Evaluation ( The successful candidates will be expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; mentor graduate and undergraduate students; generate a scholarly publication record; and participate in technical committees and outreach activities. These candidates are also expected to have strong communication skills and contribute to the mission of the department. In addition, all faculty members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standard of integrity and ethics.

The CCEE Department offers B.S. degrees in civil engineering and construction engineering as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering. ISU's Civil Engineering graduate program ranks 20th among public universities by US News & World Report. The Department's 37 full-time faculty members teach and mentor more than 1,050 undergraduate students and 140 graduate students. The Department has structural facilities to support large-scale testing and field evaluation of structures and has externally funded research in excess of $11.2 million.

Iowa State University ( is a comprehensive, land grant, Carnegie Doctoral/ Research Extensive University and offers a rich student experience with unlimited academic and social opportunities in a comfortable, friendly, and supportive campus environment. Its 31,000 students come from all 50 states and 103 countries around the world. The university is located in Ames, IA, recently ranked as one of the top 10 best places to live in the U.S. (

Required Qualifications

Assistant Professor:
Candidates for this position must hold an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, or a closely related engineering field, and a Ph.D. with an emphasis on structural engineering or a closely related field.

Associate Professor:
In addition to the qualifications listed above, significant experience/accomplishments in a candidate's area of expertise.

Full Professor:
In addition to the above qualifications, national distinction and international recognition in structural engineering or a related field and a substantial scholarly record.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional experience in any area of structural engineering; instructional experience in appropriate technical topics; experience with development of technical instructional materials; a record of publication in related technical areas; and a record of managing or obtaining contract research. Professional registration or licensing, or the ability to become registered.


Commensurate with qualifications

Special Conditions

The guaranteed consideration date for this position has been extended.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on "Apply for this Vacancy" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following documents:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Teaching and research statements
4) Contact information for a minimum of three references, including name, mailing address, email address, and phone number.

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