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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
College of Engineering
Posted: 2023-10-20 13:32:49
Faculty positions

The College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (http://engineering.unl.edu) invites applications for multiple tenure/tenure-track and non-tenured faculty positions at all ranks. A complete list of open positions may be found at https://engineering.unl.edu/career-opportunities.

The College of Engineering is undergoing an exciting period of significant growth as part of the Big Ten Academic Alliance. The college has hired more than 69 new faculty in the last five years and plans to expand the number of faculty in the coming years. The college boasts over 230 faculty, serving programs on City Campus and East Campus in Lincoln and Scott Campus in Omaha. Successful candidates are anticipated to help shape the future of this organization as it becomes established among the elite engineering programs in the country. The UNL College of Engineering is committed to a culture that supports inclusive excellence and seeks to attract and retain a high performing and increasingly diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve.

The College of Engineering is particularly focused on several areas of major interdisciplinary initiatives, including Advanced Materials and Manufacturing; Biomedical Engineering and Health Care Environments; Energy Materials and Energy Systems; Engineering in Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Natural Resources; National Defense and Security; Transportation and the Built Environment; and Discipline Based Engineering Education.

The college is in the midst of a $190 million multi-phase buildings project to develop world-class teaching and research facilities. The new Engineering Research Center and the continuing renovation of Scott Engineering Center research and teaching labs. The 182,080 square foot, $115 million Kiewit Hall will open in January 2024 following a $25 million gift from Kiewit Corp., based on Omaha, Nebraska. This building is dedicated to engineering education and includes student design and collaborative spaces, the City Campus Construction Management program, state-of-the-art classrooms and teaching labs, student support and college administration offices.

Numerous opportunities for collaborations across the University of Nebraska exist, including with the University of Nebraska Medical Center; the Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research; the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience; the Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials; the Center for Electro-Optics and Functionalized Surfaces; the Nebraska Transportation Center and Midwest Roadside Safety Facility; Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior; the Nebraska Athletic Performance Laboratory; Nebraska Innovation Campus; and other state- and federally funded research centers and programs. World-class computational capabilities are available in the Holland Computing Center, which manages supercomputing facilities as well as other resources available to University of Nebraska researchers.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is the flagship university for the state of Nebraska and a member of the Big Ten Conference, the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. The University of Nebraska – including UNL, the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska at Omaha  – ranks among the top 80 universities worldwide in 2023 by the National Academy of Inventors in earning U.S. patents, the sixth straight year Nebraska has been included in the top 100.

More than 23,600 students are enrolled in Nebraska’s nine colleges: Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, Hixson-Lied Fine and Performing Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Law. In 2023, the College of Engineering set a historic high for undergraduate student enrollment, extending an 11-year growth trend.

With a combination of strong academics and affordability, Nebraska is the state’s only public higher education institution included in the 2023 Best Value Colleges list by The Princeton Review. The university is centered in the flourishing community of Lincoln, the third largest city in the Big Ten. The community was named America’s Healthiest Small City and the ninth best place to raise a family, is ranked #3 in the U.S. for quality of life and named among the top 10 places for college students to live. The university has been named one of America’s Best Large Employers by Forbes.

To learn more about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, visit https://www.unl.edu.

As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.