Assistant Professor

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Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleAssistant ProfessorSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Number00060805Work ScheduleMonday- Friday, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm (evenings and weekends as needed)Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1.00Department118101 - Biological And Agricultural EnDepartmentBiological And Agricultural EnJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) is jointly administered by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and the College of Engineering at NC State University. The department actively contributes to the academic, research and extension missions of the University.

Essential Job Duties

This faculty position will focus in the areas of environmental and ecological engineering. The successful candidate will teach courses across the curriculum in both the ABET-accredited Biological Engineering (BE) degree program and the Agricultural & Environmental Technology (AET) degree program. Potential courses include hydrology, water management, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, geomatics, and introduction to software tools for engineering design and land management.

This position will be key to training the next generation of BE and AET graduates to fill significant future employment demands in the environmental and ecological engineering fields. The position has the potential to interface with a number of local government agencies and consulting firms in the Research Triangle Park area to better connect the BAE program to groups that hire our students. This position will have opportunities to collaborate on academic initiatives with multiple departments in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and the College of Engineering (COE).

Diversity and inclusiveness are academic imperatives and university goals. Candidates should have a commitment to fostering an environment that is welcoming of all groups.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering or an equivalent engineering discipline with a specific focus in ecological and/or environmental engineering. ABD Candidates who are very close to completion of their PhD degree in Biological and Agricultural Engineering (or an equivalent engineering discipline) will be considered at the Instructor rank, consistent with appointment terms as specified in the governing University policy on Academic Ranks.

Departmental Required Skills

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate the potential to be recognized for distinction in teaching, the ability to develop a successful classroom teaching program, pursue appropriate scholarly activities (i.e. improvements in teaching techniques, pedagogical studies, curriculum development, curriculum analysis, mentoring undergraduate research programs, and outcomes assessment), and service-type contributions to the department, college, university and profession.

Applicants should also have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and an interest in on-line course development and instruction and a strong interest in working with both undergraduate and graduate students.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education


Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date05/07/2019Anticipated Closing DateIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/16/2019AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have (or will have by date of hire) a Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering or an equivalent engineering discipline with a specific focus in ecological and/or environmental engineering?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 5/8/2019
    Application Due: 9/6/2019
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