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Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology - Assistant Professor in Residence (Non-Tenure Track) Position in Construction

The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley University invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Construction starting in August 2021 or January 2022. This is a full-time appointment with a renewable yearly contract subject to performance.  Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising students, and engaging in service and scholarly activities. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in Construction Management or related field and appropriate professional experience.  Preference will be given to those with teaching experience, an earned doctorate in Construction Management, or a terminal degree in architecture. A broad background in construction practice, BIM, CADD (Revit, AutoCAD, MicroStation), sustainability, project management, estimating, and scheduling is desired.

Bradley University is a mid-sized, private, top-10 Midwest Regional University in Peoria, Illinois, which offers students the opportunities and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experiences of a smaller university.  Bradley enrolls nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and employs approximately 1,300 people.  Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences.  The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.  The CEC Department is housed in a $100 million state – of –the –art facility, the Business and Engineering Convergence Center since Fall 2019. 

This position provides exceptional opportunities for individuals who wish to join a first-rate multi-disciplinary department.  The department is home to the Center for Emerging Technologies in Infrastructure (CETI) and has strong ties to major industrial partners.  The selected candidate will join a department with a deep rooted tradition of teaching, scholarship and service to society and the profession.  CEC faculty are active participants in professional organizations such as ACCE, ACI, AISC, ASC, ASCE and others.   Over the years faculty have secured multi-million dollars in research grants, and authored numerous textbooks and journal/conference publications. The department currently has eleven full-time faculty members and approximately 275 students. 

Interested applicants must submit electronically in separate pdf files, (1) a cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, (2) a complete resume, (3) contact information for at least three professional references, (4) a statement of teaching interests, and (5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are sufficient). Applicants should be prepared to provide three recommendation letters upon request.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.  

Attn: Construction Search

Dr. Kerrie Schattler, Search Committee Chair

Department of Civil Engineering and Construction

Bradley University

1501 W. Bradley Avenue

Peoria, IL 61625


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.