Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University Calumet in Indiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 16, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Civil Engineering Program within the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science at Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Civil Engineering with emphasis in the area of structural engineering. The Civil Engineering degree program at Purdue University Calumet is fully accredited by ABET. The position will start August 18, 2014.

Primary responsibilities for the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Civil Engineering (including statics, dynamics, structural analysis, concrete design, steel design, and fatigue/fracture analysis); developing and maintaining a nationally recognized research program; obtaining extramural funding to support the research program; and advising and mentoring students.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering with focus in structural engineering (steel, concrete, and/or timber design and analysis); evidence of research and scholarly activities; and evidence of ability to write and submit externally funded proposals. The degree must be completed by August 18, 2014.

Applicants should submit a cover letter with a statement regarding plans to obtain a P.E. license, Curriculum Vitae, a statement and plan for research and teaching, the names of five references, and three most recent publications to Dr. George Nnanna, Department of Mechanical Engineering at The review of candidates will begin on January 21, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled.

Purdue University Calumet ( serves a diverse student population of approximately 9,800 students. The university campus is located three miles from the Illinois border and just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, affording easy access to the cultural, entertainment, and recreational opportunities offered by a world-class city and beautiful Lake Michigan. Its students are transformed by the University's commitment to experiential learning and by the relationships they form with caring and qualified faculty.


Purdue also offers a very generous benefit package that can be reviewed by visiting


All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the results of the background check.


Purdue University Calumet is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

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