University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Civil Engineering Assistant Professor of Practice in Civil Engineering
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for an open, non-tenure track, Assistant Professor of Practice in Civil Engineering position. We are looking for an individual who is dedicated to being a leader in educational innovation, curriculum development, and pedagogy. The UNL College of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The college fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
Successful candidates will be expected to teach classes and manage teaching labs in the target areas of either Transportation Engineering, Geotechnical/Materials Engineering, and/or Structural Engineering. Candidates applying for this position are expected to be significantly involved in the Department and College’s teaching mission and teach a variety of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing course materials, lecturing, holding office hours, preparing and grading assignments and exams, and managing and grading class projects. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in a variety of out-of-class activities that address the teaching mission, such as course scheduling, outreach and student mentoring. This appointment is intended for an individual who is dedicated to being a leader in educational innovation, curriculum development, and pedagogy.
A Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or closely related engineering field is required. Candidates must demonstrate previous successful teaching and/or mentoring experiences in engineering, either through formal classroom settings or in professional industry settings (e.g. through internal company training courses, professional short courses, etc.) and demonstrate interest in pursuing excellence in teaching/mentoring of civil engineering students.
Candidates from a closely-related engineering field should demonstrate outstanding past record of teaching undergraduate Civil Engineering courses.
Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. with an emphasis in one of the target areas of Transportation Engineering, Geotechnical/Materials Engineering, and/or Structural Engineering.
If the candidate does not have a terminal degree (i.e. Ph.D.), it is expected that the candidate has achieved professional licensure (P.E) and/or has attained at least 5 years of post-graduate experience in one or more of the target areas of Transportation Engineering, Geotechnical/Materials Engineering, and/or Structural Engineering.
Applications must be submitted via http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180158. Complete applications will include a cover letter (with specialty area clearly stated), CV, teaching statement (2-page maximum), and complete contact information for three references. Review of application materials will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. All inquiries may be directed to Prof. Chung Song, Search Committee Chair at 402-472-1914 or email@example.com.
The Department of Civil Engineering consists of approximately 30 tenure/tenure-track faculty, 500 undergraduate students, and 130 graduate students with an ABET/EAC accredited undergraduate curriculum and advanced programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Additional information about the Department and College of Engineering can be found at http://engineering.unl.edu/civil and http://engineering.unl.edu. The successful candidate will be primarily located on City Campus in Lincoln. The UNL College of Engineering currently has over 200 faculty members and is embarking on a period of unprecedented growth including hiring of an additional 100 faculty. Having joined the Big Ten Conference and the concurrent Committee on Institutional Collaboration, UNL and the College of Engineering are on track to make dramatic advances in academic quality and research prowess. This position offers a tremendous opportunity to help shape the future of this organization as it becomes established among the elite engineering programs in the country.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered 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 http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.