Open Positions

Chicago skyline at night

The Department of Civil and Materials Engineering posts active searches at the top of this page when positions are available. The department is an excellent place for scholars and academic professionals alike, offering access to a dedicated and diverse student community, extraordinary research collaborators, ever-expanding facilities, and the advantages of living in one of the greatest cities in the United States.

UIC is a major public research university (Carnegie R1) with about 2,800 faculty and more than 31,000 students. It is ranked No. 9 by U.S. News & World Report for diversity, and it ranks No. 7 in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education list of best value institutions, one place behind Harvard University and two places behind Stanford University. This is a recognition given to universities that provide an excellent education compared with net cost. UIC also is a Hispanic-Serving Institution.

Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant, and diverse city. World-class amenities such as the lakefront, arts and culture venues, festivals, and two international airports make the Chicago area a singularly enjoyable place to live with an affordable cost of living, whether in an 88th-floor condominium downtown or on a tree-lined street in one of the nation’s finest school districts. The birthplace of the modern skyscraper, Chicago boasts one of the world’s tallest and most iconic skylines, an 8,100-acre park system, and extensive public transit and biking networks.

UIC is committed to increasing access to education, employment, programs and services for all. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UIC is committed to supporting the success of dual-career couples. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.