Assistant Professor-Geotechnical Engineering
Academic instruction for assigned civil engineering classes; with expertise in geotechnical engineering. Successful individual will provide academic advising for civil engineering students; and he or she will work with others in in ensuring satsfactory progress towards program compliance with requirements of regional and disciplinary acccreditation bodies.Essential Duties Summary
Teach geotechnical engineering classes. Provide comprehensive and integrated assessment of program to assure progress towards regional and disciplinary accreditation. Provide academic advising for students in the department. Assist with accreditation issues for the department.% FTE
100%Hiring RangeCommensurate with experience.Education
Ph.D. Geotechnical Engineering and other closely-related degree.Required Licensing/Certification
N/AKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Requires three to five years of experience as faculty engaged in teaching of classes in ECE or similar program.Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities
Some leadership and supervisory responsibility.Work Complexity/Budget Authority
Tasks are multiple and diverse with some interrelationship across processes. Handles some unrelated functions. Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies and/or precedents. May monitor budget activities but no responsibility for budget and expenditure authority.Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills
Performs tasks and duties under general supervision, using established procedures and some innovation. Chooses from limited alternatives to resolve problems. Occasional independent judgment is required to complete work assignments. Often makes recommendations to work procedures, policies and practices. Refers unusual problems to supervisor.Personal/Organizational Contacts
Regular contact with others, including students, general public, visitors and University personnel. Purpose of contacts is to explain, clarify or interpret information. May handle confidential information and some complex matters.Customer Service Relationships
Requires moderate interpersonal and communication skills to ensure that customer requests or needs are met. Acknowledges and clarifies customer inquiries, requests, or complaints to ensure that needs are identified, documented and addressed.Working/Environmental Conditions
Working conditions involves some exposure to moderate risk of accident and require following basic safety precautions. Physical demands include moderate physical activity that includes prolonged standing and/or walking, handling moderate weight objects and/or using or carrying equipment. Work may require routine travel.Desired start datePosition End Date (if temporary) Posting Detail Information UA EEO Statement
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have three to five years of experience as faculty engaged in teaching of classes in ECE or similar program?
- * Do you have a Ph.D in Geotechnical Engineering or a closely related field?
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Writing Sample
- Other Document
- Reference Letter 1
- Reference Letter 2
- Reference Letter 3