TT Assistant Professor in Construction



Job description

Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology – Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Construction 

The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Construction starting in August 2023 or January 2024. This is an on-campus faculty position which will have a primary focus in teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervising students, engaging in service, and participating in scholarly activities. We are a committed, student-centered program located in Central Illinois that prioritizes accessible undergraduate education, effective teaching pedagogy, and dedication to an inclusive learning environment.

Applicants must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in Construction Management or related field.  Preference will be given to those who possess any of the following qualities:

  • Evidence of excellence in teaching
  • Relevant professional experience
  • Earned doctorate in Construction Management, or a terminal degree in civil engineering/ architecture or a related field

Experience using and teaching CADD (Revit, AutoCAD, MicroStation) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) are strongly preferred. The successful applicant will have a broad background in construction management including sustainability, project management, estimating, scheduling, safety and surveying and the ability to teach other civil engineering or construction courses as needed.

Bradley University is a top-ranked private university in Peoria, Illinois, that offers nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students opportunities and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. According to the U.S. News and World Report, Bradley University tied for 2nd place in 2022 in the Best Regional Universities Midwest category. Bradley offers more than 185 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.  The CEC Department is housed in a $100 million state-of-the-art facility, the Business and Engineering Convergence Center.  Additional information about the University and the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction is available at and

The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction has a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to society and the profession.  CEC faculty are active researchers, have strong ties to major industrial partners, and are active in professional organizations such as ACCE, ACI, AISC, ASC, ASCE, MCAA and others. The department has 15 full-time faculty members and approximately 250 students.

How to apply

Interested applicants must submit (1) a letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position, (2) a complete resume/vita, (3) contact information for at least three professional references, (4) a statement of teaching interests with a list of courses that the applicant is able to teach, (5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are sufficient), and (6) statement of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Please submit all materials at the time of initial application.

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

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students opportunities, choices, and resources to build their futures. Innovation, action, and collaboration drive Bradley students to generate ideas and create solutions that remake the world around them. Our comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs includes business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology.

Bradley University offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA, and retirement plan options. Bradley also offers significant higher education cost savings for employees and dependents through the Tuition Remission program.

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

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Founded by Lydia Moss Bradley in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in the liberal and fine arts, the sciences, business administration, communications, education, engineering, and the health sciences. Our residential campus of 6,000 students blends large school opportunities with a small school personality where there is a commitment to excellent teaching and personal attention to students. Bradley's comprehensive programs offer an effective integration of liberal education, professional preparation, and personal and social development.