Assistant/Associate Professor Civil & Environmental Engineering-(Tenure-track)

Posted Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The VMI Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level starting January 2021 or August 2021.  Fields of interest include construction management and engineering geology, but those with similar areas of expertise will be considered.  Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Civil Engineering, or a related discipline, and must have excellent teaching and communication skills.  Industry experience is preferred and professional registration is required within six years of appointment. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of basic engineering and upper level courses, advise and supervise students, engage in scholarship through undergraduate research, and potentially teach undergraduate labs. Performance is evaluated based on 1) teaching, 2) scholarly engagement, 3) professional citizenship, and 4) cadet development. 

The program is ABET accredited in Civil Engineering and VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college.  VMI is a state-supported, coeducational, national, liberal arts college with a strong commitment to produce educated, responsible citizens.  Faculty wear military uniforms, but prior military service is not required.  More information about VMI can be found at and a description of the academic program and faculty expectations can be found in the Faculty Handbook.

VMI is located in Lexington, VA, which is a beautiful historic town in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Washington and Lee University is located adjacent to VMI. The area is well-known for its educational, cultural, and natural amenities.

Candidates apply online at: Assistant or Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering - (Tenure-track)

In addition to the online application please also include a detailed curriculum vita, a clear statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of scholarly and professional interests, and a list of at least three references with email addresses and phone numbers. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.  VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.

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