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Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas
$109,000 - $115,000 per 9 month appointment
Posted Date
Jul 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY -The Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering (CECE) Department invites applications for multiple faculty positions. Individuals with the following expertise are invited to apply:

a) smart and extreme materials;

b) smart and deployable construction technologies;

c) bioprincipic sensing;

d) large-scale statistical learning;

e) coupled physical-digital models; and

f) mechanism design of infrastructure markets

Candidates with demonstrated expertise in the inter- and trans-disciplinary address of two or more civil engineering domains (involving geotechnical, water, transportation and construction) in their published work and project research are strongly encouraged to apply.

The hire(s) will result in several tenure-track assistant professor appointments. Appointments at higher rank will be considered for exceptional candidates. The Whitacre College of Engineering has identified four major research thrust areas as part of the current strategic plan – namely, water, energy, smart infrastructure and engineering medicine, with nanotechnology and big data applications as cross-cutting themes. Candidates are expected to have demonstrated high-impact research in the areas described above. Evidence of high-quality teaching particularly in design applications is expected. The successful candidate(s) will have developed an externally-funded and internationally-recognized program of independent and collaborative research; will have a record of significant supervision of PhD students to graduation; will have taught undergraduate and graduate classes pertinent to the field of civil and construction engineering; will have held significant service roles in the profession; and will be expected to serve the Department, the Whitacre College of Engineering, and the University. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment.  Texas Tech University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).  Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

To view full advertisement and for additional information about the department visit the CECE website at  For further inquiry about the positions, contact Dr. Venky Shankar, Department Chair, at

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by August 15, 2022. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin Fall 2023.

Individuals interested in applying are requested to go to  For Texas Tech University Faculty Positions please visit Work at Texas Tech.

Candidates wishing to apply for the smart and extreme materials/smart and deployable construction technologies position are invited to apply to Requisition ID 29389BR.

Candidates wishing to apply for the bioprincipic sensing position are invited to apply to Requisition ID 29392BR.

Candidates wishing to apply for the large scale statistical learning position are invited to apply to Requisition ID 29391BR.

Candidates wishing to apply for the coupled physical-digital models position are invited to apply to Requisition ID 29388BR.

Candidates wishing to apply for mechanism design of infrastructure markets position are invited to apply to Requisition ID 29390BR.

Please upload (preferably in PDF format) [1] a cover letter, [2] detailed curriculum vita, [3] a statement of research interests, [4] a statement of teaching interests, and [5] other documents (as requested on the application website) including the names, physical and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally-diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples. 




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