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Illinois Institute of Technology

Faculty Position in Construction Engineering and Management

The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at all ranks in the area of construction engineering and management. Senior rank candidates are expected to bring in an externally funded research program upon arrival. The applicants should have a strong background in construction engineering and management applicable to infrastructure projects, including but not limited to transportation. Possible areas of expertise include but are not limited to legal issues in construction, lean construction, real estate development and management, building information modeling, transportation construction, and maintenance management and preservation. The applicants must hold an earned doctorate in civil engineering with specialization in construction engineering and management or a closely related area.

The successful candidate will be expected to (1) sustain an externally well funded research program; (2) teach undergraduate and graduate courses; (3) develop synergies with other IIT research programs and other organizations outside IIT; (4) provide service to the university and the profession; and 5) be a licensed professional engineer or be able to become licensed within 4 years.

Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled, no later than August 1, 2014. The application should include: i) curriculum vitae, ii) at least one sample of published journal papers, iii) a research statement, iv) a statement of teaching philosophy, and v) contact information of five references. Interested candidates are required to submit the application in a single PDF file to Professor David Arditi, CEM Search Chair, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3201 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60616 (E-Mail:

The CAEE department at IIT offers ABET accredited BS degrees in civil and in architectural engineering as well as graduate degrees in civil, architectural, and environmental engineering. It currently has a total enrollment of approximately 250 undergraduate and 260 graduate students. More information on the faculty, research, and degree programs in Armour College of Engineering at IIT can be found at IIT is a private Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. IIT's Armour College of Engineering emphasizes interprofessional research by faculty and students and it is committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. IIT is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. M/F/H/V.