CAE Open Position – Professor in Practice

Job Title: Professor in Practice
Position Number: P100027950


The College of Engineering of the University of Miami is committed to creating new knowledge, re-creating knowledge for educating and nurturing students, translating knowledge for commercialization and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the areas of education, scholarship, innovation and service.


The Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAE) of the College of Engineering (CoE) at the University of Miami (UM) has an open position for a PROFESSOR IN THE PRACTICE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING. Applications to fill this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position are sought. The start date for this appointment is anticipated to be August 15, 2017.

Minimum qualifications for this position are earned BS and MS degrees in civil engineering or a closely related engineering discipline. Preference will be given to those applicants with a PhD degree and/or 20 years of leadership experience in the industry or engineering education. Demonstrated ability in communication, interpersonal skills, leadership and student motivation are required attributes.

Individuals considering this position should have an interest and ability to teach courses in geotechnical engineering and risk assessment/mitigation of natural hazards, to undertake research related to engineering education and risk assessment/mitigation of natural hazards, implement new pedagogies such as active learning, and serve in academic administration. Additional duties could include serving at the mentoring student organizations and advising students. Additional information about the College of Engineering of the University of Miami and the CAE department can be found at and

Applications received by May 8, 2017, will receive first consideration. Application should be submitted with a statement of interests and goals, a complete curriculum vitae, and names of three references, including complete contact information; these items should be uploaded through the “Apply” button below.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories under federal law.