The Department of Civil Engineering at Valparaiso University, located in Valparaiso Indiana, invites applications for a tenure track assistant/associate professor position in the area of transportation engineering starting in August 2013. All areas within the field of transportation will be considered.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in the field of transportation engineering as well as introductory civil engineering and general engineering courses. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, have the ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues, and develop a record of scholarly activity outside of the classroom. Service at all levels within the university and to the profession is expected. The candidate shall have the legal authority to work in the USA, a BSCE from an ABET-accredited institution, and an earned Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related discipline. The candidate is expected to be or become a registered professional engineer.

Valparaiso University ( is a private, church-related institution of higher learning distinguished by its Lutheran heritage of scholarship, freedom, and faith. Candidates should be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition. Additionally, successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.

Review of applicants will begin December 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, statement of research interests, and a list of three references to: Dr. John Schemmel, Department of Civil Engineering, Gellersen Center, 1900 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383.

Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to help constitute a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at