Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Engineering
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey
Tenure-track position

Description: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University is seeking dynamic applicants for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, guide an active scholarly research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students, obtain funding from competitive external funding agencies and engage in relevant service activities. We seek applicants who are committed to promoting an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Rowan University’s undergraduate engineering program among the top 20 in the nation for 2022 in the magazine’s much-watched “Best Colleges” issue. Now celebrating its 25th year , the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering earned additional accolades for specific programs in the magazine’s 2022 rankings:
  • Undergraduate Engineering, #19
  • Undergraduate Civil Engineering, #15
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University houses two major research centers a) CREATEs (Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems) and the Sustainable Facilities Center and has a thriving research community with a growing graduate program.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the development of academic and research programs and to contribute to the research community. We are seeking outstanding candidates in structural engineering with focus on SMART infrastructure (structural mechanics; risk, reliability; resilience assessment; enhancement of infrastructure systems; structural health monitoring; structural dynamics and control; and machine-learning techniques)

Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and student mentoring. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a strongly-funded research program and collaborate, as needed, with multi-disciplinary groups of faculty and professionals, including personnel at the Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems ( CREATEs ) Rowan University. The successful candidate is also expected to apply innovative teaching techniques and/or conduct research in the scholarship of teaching.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in civil engineering and a baccalaureate degree from an ABET accredited engineering program (or equivalent) are required. Preference will be given to candidates with professional engineering licenses or the qualifications and experience to apply for a PE license.

Salary : Competitive

Start Date: The anticipated start date for this civil engineering faculty position will be September 1, 2022.

Procedure: Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2022 but preference will be given to candidates whose application is received before December 20, 2021.

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system at

Please submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: 1) letter of interest , 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a description of research agenda including potential funding mechanisms, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy including efforts to diversify the field of engineering, and 5) contact information for three references.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: .

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Advertised: Oct 20 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Mar 31 2022 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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