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Tenure-Track Position in Construction Engineering and Management within the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering is currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Construction Engineering and Management within the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Research areas of interest include those that fall within the broad scope of Construction Engineering and Management; preferred areas include those focused on data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), emerging technologies, and/or virtual design and construction. The opening is targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, although qualified candidates will be considered for Associate or Full Professor appointments.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Construction Engineering and Management Program at CU Boulder was established 54 years ago and is recognized as one of the leading programs in the country. The Construction Engineering and Management Program involves approximately 200 undergraduate students and 25 graduate students. The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering has 55 tenured / tenure-track, non-tenure track, and research faculty members in six engineering specialty areas and four interdisciplinary areas. The Department is home to more than 550 undergraduate and 275 graduate students. The Civil Engineering program was in the top 20 undergraduate and the top 10 graduate public programs in 2022 according to U.S. News and World Report.

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What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, contribute to professional leadership and service, develop an externally funded research program in their technical area, and cultivate and contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our academic community. The typical effort distribution for tenure-track faculty is 40% teaching, 40% research, and 20% service.

What You Should Know

  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
  • As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check pilot program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check pilot program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate's conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination – before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.
  • The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive work culture that respects the rights and dignity of all individuals in our academic community. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: The University of Colorado Boulder is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. To support those who have academic partners, the College of Engineering and Applied Science hosts a Dual Career and Relocation Assistance Program. For more information see

What We Can Offer


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree or expect to have completed their Ph.D. at the time of starting the tenure-track faculty appointment, in Civil, Architectural, or Construction Engineering or a related field.
  • Candidates should have a strong record of scholarly achievement, demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials in a single PDF containing:

  1. Cover Letter: A 1-page cover letter describing your interest in the position and summarizing your research and teaching goals.
  2. Resume/CV: A current curriculum vita.
  3. Statement of Research Philosophy: A statement describing your experience and plans to develop a recognized research program that contributes to the body of knowledge in your field and broader benefits to society (2 - 3 pages).
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy: A statement describing your experience, philosophy, and plans for teaching (undergraduate and graduate students) and student mentorship. Please describe existing or proposed new courses that you can teach (2 - 3 pages).
  5. Diversity and Inclusion Statement: A statement describing your knowledge and awareness, experience, and activities, and plans for cultivating and contributing to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our academic community (2-3 pages).
  6. Contact information for at least three references, who can provide letters of recommendation as the search process progresses.

Applicants are encouraged to review this Support for Faculty Applicants website: ( for statement guidance.

The position will remain open until filled, though for full consideration, please apply no later than November 1, 2022.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs for job Position Number: 00799825, and Requisition Number: 42835.

For inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chair: Amy Javernick-Will (

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Posting Contact Name: Amy Javernick-Will

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