The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (https://ceen.byu.edu/) at Brigham Young University seeks applications from highly qualified candidates for two full-time tenure-track positions. Located in a new engineering building equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, the department benefits from a strong university-wide focus on mentored research for both graduate and undergraduate students, generous annual capital equipment and supplies funding, exceptional teaching resources available through the Center for Teaching and Learning (https://ctl.byu.edu/), acclaimed international study abroad programs, and impactful research programs with extensive external funding. With high admissions standards, the university attracts stellar students who excel in their studies and become leaders in their respective disciplines; impressively the ASCE student chapter has received the Robert Ridgway Award eight times, twice in the last 5 years.
The mission of the department is to provide a world-class education in all disciplines within civil engineering. The successful candidate must demonstrate her or his ability to contribute to this overall mission through high-quality teaching, mentorship, and a focused research agenda. Ares of interest include (but are not limited to):
Applications of artificial intelligence and big data
Sustainable systems, including hazard mitigation and resilient design and construction
Large-scale predictive modeling, design, and/or testing of geotechnical, structural, environmental, transportation, or hydrological systems
Innovative construction materials and methods
Advanced materials characterization techniques
Teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in the area of expertise
Developing a strong, externally funded research program wherein both graduate and undergraduate students are mentored and research results are published in top journals
Making significant contributions to professional societies and the engineering profession as well as participating in service opportunities within the department, college, and university
Initial rank will be consistent with qualifications and experience. Candidates must have a strong commitment to BYU and its mission (http://aims.byu.edu/). Successful candidates will have a robust research focus and excellent teaching skills.
Doctorate in Civil Engineering or closely related field
The required degree must be completed by the start date.
Internal Number: 95268
About Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University (BYU) is a private research university founded, supported, and guided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located in Provo, Utah. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The university's primary emphasis is on undergraduate education in 179 majors, but it also has 62 master's and 26 doctoral degree programs. BYU is the largest undergraduate enrollment of any private university in the U.S. with total daytime students of 33,633.