Multiple Positions for Assistant, Associate or Full Professors

The Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) Department at Iowa State University (ISU) seeks candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level in the areas of construction engineering, environmental/water resources engineering, structural engineering, and transportation engineering, as well as a teaching professor position in construction engineering. For details on position requirements and preferences go to or

The successful tenure-track candidates are envisioned to establish, sustain and grow a world-class, externally funded research program that complements or aligns with the current research and education efforts in the CCEE Department through interdisciplinary collaboration. They will teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise both graduate and undergraduate students, generate a scholarly publication record, and participate in technical committees and outreach activities.  Candidates should have strong communication skills, share our commitment to enhancing excellence through diversity and inclusion and exhibit the potential for long term leadership in supporting the mission of the department, college and university.

The teaching professor position will be responsible for coordinating and teaching undergraduate portions of the general professional elements of the construction engineering program.  The position is a unique opportunity to incorporate engineering management and design instruction in the construction engineering curriculum. 

About the Department
The CCEE Department offers B.S. degree programs in civil engineering, civil engineering with environmental emphasis, and construction engineering plus M.S., MEng, and Ph.D. graduate degree programs in civil engineering and maintains externally funded research of approximately $17 million annually. The department employs 48 faculty members. CCEE is committed to diversity among faculty, staff and students who can enrich University objectives in the areas of research, teaching and service. Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering undergraduate programs have over 700 and 300 students respectively. Our graduate program has approximately 200 students.

Research collaboration opportunities are encouraged through Iowa State’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans), ( InTrans ranks seventh among the top university‐based transportation research organizations in the United States with more than $20 million in annual expenditures from a variety of funding sources. InTranss faculty, researchers, and outreach professionals perform research, technology transfer, and education for public and private organizations, manage an academic‐enrichment program for graduate students, provide local, regional, and national outreach and continuing education services, and deliver regional and national conferences. Additional research collaboration opportunities are encouraged through the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, Iowa Energy Center, Iowa Water Center and Bioeconomy Institute, as well as numerous other institutes, centers, and departments that exist on campus.

For more information about our department’s engineering program, see

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 35,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment.  We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, thinking critically, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university expects that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 66,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against. As an NSF ADVANCE institution, ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, and university activities and collegial interactions and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Application Instructions
Applications will be accepted until these positions are filled. For application instructions including deadlines (ranging from October 15 to November 5, 2019) see or

The following documents are required to be submitted in PDF format:

  1. letter of application (including information about desired rank),
  2. curriculum vitae,
  3. contact information for at least three references, including name, mailing address, email address, and phone number, and other pertinent information and
  4. other documents:
    1. one-page teaching statement,
    2. one-page research statement, and
    3. inclusivity and diversity statement

Direct questions to, or call 515-294-1676.