Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology - Assistant/Associate Professor in Construction

The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of Construction starting in January or August 2019.  Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, supervising students, and attracting funded research. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university.  Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.

Applicants should have a background in Construction Management or related field.  Preference will be given to those with an earned doctorate in Construction or a terminal degree in Architecture. A broad background in construction practice, CAD, project management, estimating, scheduling, sustainability, and/or Building Information Modeling is desired.  Applicants must possess and maintain a valid driver license.

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 internationally renowned universities. The CETI hosts national and international conferences such as the Innovations in Construction, Asphalt and Transportation (ICAT) conference, and the International Construction Innovations Conference (ICIC) which provide opportunities to network and partner with influential business executives, political leaders and other academicians.  The selected candidate will work with renowned faculty who have co-authored more than 25 textbooks and secured multi-million dollars in research grants.  The selected candidate will also have unique opportunities to teach overseas through our study abroad programs in the UK, France, Egypt, UAE and other destinations.  The department currently has 15 full-time faculty positions and approximately 275 students. 

Interested applicants must submit a (1) cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, (2) a complete resume that includes a list of relevant graduate courses, (3) contact information for at least three professional references, (4) a statement of teaching and research interests, (5) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and (6) three letters of recommendation to:

 Attn: Construction Search

Dr. Amir Al-Khafaji, 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.