Visiting Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Bucknell University seeks applicants for a one-year visiting assistant professor position starting in August 2017. This position is available as a result of sabbatical leave replacement, with possible reappointment pending Administrative approval. The application materials of successful candidates will:

  1. Articulate their plans to provide outstanding classroom and laboratory instruction in core structural engineering and mechanics courses.
  2. Describe how he or she will be able to contribute more broadly to the civil engineering curriculum by teaching a foundation engineering course, material science course, or other common civil engineering courses, such as numerical methods or graphics
  3. Describe how he or she will be able to work successfully with a diverse student body.


At time of appointment, candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate or be ABD in civil engineering or a closely-related engineering field.

Applications must include a letter of application (cover letter), a statement of teaching interests, capabilities, and philosophy (maximum 2 pages), a statement of research interests (maximum 2 pages), and a current curriculum vitae. Applicants also must provide references upon request.

Applications are only accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee. Please go to to apply.


About Bucknell -

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and appealing amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

Bucknell University, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who will be committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.




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