Engineering - Assistant Professor in Water Resources Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor levels starting in Fall 2011 or Spring 2012 in the area of Water Resources Engineering. Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, supervising students, and attracting funded research. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants should have a B.S. in Civil Engineering. This position requires an earned doctorate with specialization in Water Resources and emphasis in sustainability. LEED certification and registration as a PE in any state are desirable.

This position provides exceptional opportunities for individuals who wish to join a first-rate multi- disciplinary department with an active Center for Emerging Technologies in Infrastructure (CETI) that has strong ties to major industrial partners and eminent internationally renowned universities. The CETI hosts national and international conferences such as the Innovations Conference on Asphalt and Transportation and the International Construction Innovations Conference which provide opportunities to network and partner with influential business executives, political leaders and other academicians. The selected candidates will work with renowned faculty who have co-authored more than 20 textbooks. The selected candidates will also have unique opportunities to teach overseas through our study abroad programs in the UK, France, Egypt, Jordan and other destinations. The department currently has 15 full-time faculty positions and approximately 275 students. In 2008 the department set a new record in freshman enrollment and another record in 2009 with 48.7% of the incoming class being presidential scholars.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, a complete resume that includes a list of relevant graduate courses and contact information for at least three professional references, a statement of teaching and research interests, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Amir Al-Khafaji, Professor and Chair
Department of Civil Engineering and Construction
Bradley University
1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625
e-mail: amir@bradley.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities. For additional information about the University visit www.bradley.edu.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.