Assistant / Associate Professor Division of Construction Engineering and Management

Purdue University

United States


Job Summary

The Division of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. A joint appointment within CEM and Civil Engineering is expected, but a joint appointment with other Schools within the Purdue College of Engineering will also be considered. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in one or more areas of: Simulation, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Analytics, Informatics, or Big Data. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering or a related field of engineering with specialization in construction engineering and management and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students.  The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service both at the Division/School and University levels.

School and College

The Division of CEM at Purdue University has experienced significant growth in the past decade and has a strong faculty core engaged in all areas of construction engineering and management as well as significant interdisciplinary efforts across campus, with other academic institutions, and industrial partners. The College of Engineering at Purdue is increasing its strengths in virtual-physical applications. For information about the Division and its activities, see

The Division of CEM is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2019) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.


Submit applications online at, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of three (3) references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at For information/questions regarding the position contact: Phillip Dunston, Search Committee Chair, at or Diana Knecht, at Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Purdue is an ADVANCE institution Purdue University’s Division of Construction Engineering and Management is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

In your application, please refer to