Assistant Teaching Professor, Engineering

Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 08, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

  The Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) Department at Iowa State University (ISU) seeks candidates for a term (non-tenure eligible) faculty position to teach engineering core courses at the undergraduate level.  

  The successful candidate is envisioned to be a skilled and enthusiastic educator who is able to use an appropriate mix of traditional and innovative approaches, including asynchronous learning, to deliver the fundamentals of civil engineering, engineering mechanics (statics), and structural engineering. This person will teach courses at the undergraduate level, advise undergraduate students, participate in technical committees and outreach activities, and exhibit a commitment to inclusivity and diversity. Candidates should have strong communication skills and contribute to the mission of the department. For more information about our department’s engineering program, see

  The CCEE Department offers B.S. degree programs in civil engineering, civil engineering with environmental engineering emphasis, and construction engineering plus M.S., MEng, and Ph.D. graduate degree programs in civil engineering. CCEE maintains externally funded research in excess of $22 million annually and demonstrates a commitment to diversity among faculty, staff and students who can enrich University objectives in the areas of research, teaching and service.

  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 31,000 students are enrolled, and they 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, critical thinking, 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 has an expectation 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 employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. As a 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, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

  Required Qualifications:  Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related field.

  Preferred qualifications include industry experience in a related field or instructional experience in appropriate technical topics, evidence of strong communication skills, and evidence of a commitment to diversity/inclusivity.

  Application Instructions: Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. However, to receive full consideration, applications should be received by November 9, 2020. All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position online at, search for posting number 000000. The following documents must be submitted in PDF format: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) one-page statement on the candidate’s approach to teaching large classes, attached as “Other Document(s) 1,” 4) evidence of effective teaching, attached as “Other Document(s) 2,” 5) contact information for at least three references, including name, mailing address, email address, and phone number, and other pertinent information. Direct questions to, or call 515-294-1676.