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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Tenure Track Positions

Virginia Military Institute
Job Location:
Lexington, 24450-0304
Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA invites applications to fill two tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor (applications for Associate Professor and/or Full Professor may also be considered) starting January 1, 2024, or August 1, 2024. A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related discipline is required, and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who have a background in civil engineering materials, construction management, surveying, soil mechanics, and/or transportation. All positions require the ability to help the department teach some basic mechanics courses (statics, solid mechanics, dynamics, and/or fluid mechanics) and upper-level CEE elective courses.

Job Duties

  • Teach a variety of basic engineering and upper-level courses (typically a 3-3 load).
  • Advise and supervise students.
  • Engage in scholarship and potentially teach undergraduate labs.
  • Perform in four domains: teaching, scholarly engagement, professional citizenship, and cadet (student) development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related field.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, administrative staff, and cadets (students) in a higher education environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to follow through independently.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written, listening).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ABET accreditation.
  • EIT or PE registration. PE registration is required for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor.
  • Prior experience facilitating independent research and/or service projects with students.
  • Candidates must demonstrate ability to conduct research, publish, and present scholarly work consistent with their field of expertise.

Required application materials include cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy that includes the use of technology in the classroom, statement of research philosophy which includes undergraduate students, and letters from three references. Please combine the teaching and research statements into one document for the sake of uploading. The reference letters and inquiries should be sent to Ms. Tara Brown,

The application portal will close on October 31, 2023 and review will begin immediately thereafter.

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