Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the area of Engineering Mechanics and/or Structural Engineering

Location of Position: Provo, Utah

Employing Institution: Brigham Young University

Description of Position: The Department of Civil and Construction Engineering ( at Brigham Young University (BYU) seeks applications from highly qualified candidates for a full-time, continuing-faculty-status-track position in engineering mechanics and/or structural engineering. The department will also consider outstanding candidates in other disciplines, including construction, environmental, geotechnical, transportation, and water resources engineering.

Located in a new engineering building equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, the department benefits from generous annual capital equipment and supplies funding, an annual travel budget, exceptional teaching resources available through the Center for Teaching and Learning (, substantial funds for student teaching assistants, supercomputing resources including more than 850 servers and 38,000 processing cores available through the Office of Research Computing (, extensive software access, acclaimed international study abroad programs, internal university funding for mentored research for both graduate and undergraduate students, interdisciplinary collaboration with many other departments, exceptional support from the Research Administration Office (, and impactful research programs with extensive external funding. With high admissions standards, the university attracts well-prepared students who become leaders in their respective disciplines; impressively, the BYU student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers has received the prestigious Robert Ridgway Award eight times.The department offers degrees in civil engineering and construction and facilities management with a mission of providing a world-class education in all offered disciplines and ensuring that a BYU education is spiritually strengthening, intellectually enlarging, and character building, leading to lifelong learning and service ( The successful candidate must demonstrate her or his ability to contribute to this overall mission through high-quality teaching, mentorship, and research.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses primarily in the area(s) of expertise
  • Developing a strong, externally funded research program wherein both graduate and undergraduate students are mentored and research results are published in top journals
  • Making significant contributions to professional societies and the engineering profession as well as participating in service opportunities within the department, college, and university

Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctorate in a relevant field is required, and initial rank will be consistent with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure: Candidates should apply at The job ID of the position is 117997, with job title "Civil & Construction Engineering Faculty - CFS Professorial." It can be found under the "Faculty Positions" tab. Only completed applications will be considered.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process, they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application - Please attach your Mission Alignment Statement (see below), updated Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, a statement of research objectives, and a statement of teaching objectives to the faculty application.

BYU is an equal opportunity employer. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s honor code (, and preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. BYU is committed to hiring faculty members who embrace and advance its unique mission. Include a one-page mission alignment statement as part of your application (see posting in Yjobs for more information -

Contact Information: Dr. Spencer Guthrie, [email protected]


Closing Date: 3/13/2023