Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering

Job description

Job no: 507690
Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Civil Engineering
Applications Open: Mar 29 2021
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The Francis College of Engineering is searching for an outstanding candidate for Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering. The position can start as early as Sept 1, 2021.

The college includes 130 faculty members, 30% of whom are women, and has over 3,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The University is located in the historic industrial city of Lowell, Massachusetts and serves the multicultural population of the Commonwealth. The College has been nationally recognized for its commitment to diversity by the American Society for Engineering Education.

UMass Lowell is a Carnegie Doctoral High Research (RU/H) university ranked in the top tier of US News' National Universities and is strategically located 30 miles northwest of Boston in the northeast Massachusetts high-tech region.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as in curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive and nurturing environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to this goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas.

The successful applicant will have opportunities to collaborate in teaching with faculty across our six departments. We value excellence and innovation in curriculum design and courses that promote experiential learning and professional skills for our students.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering, or closely related discipline.
    This position of Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering (EE) offers opportunities to develop and teach courses that cross-cut theory and application in Environmental Engineering.
  • Applicants of this position should be capable of teaching courses at the undergraduate level such as: capstone design, environmental engineering ethics and professional practice, air quality, fluid mechanics, fluid mechanics laboratory and environmental engineering laboratory.
  • Additional Considerations:

  • Candidates with experience in engineering education and design of effective and inclusive pedagogical approaches will be given strong consideration.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer and relevant industrial experience
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Applications received by May 15, 2021 will be considered in the first review of candidates. However, later applications may be considered for these positions. The position will close after an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

    Please include the following documents with your application:
    • CV
    • Cover Letter
    • Teaching Statement/Philosophy
    • Diversity Statement (Should include efforts and vision on promoting diversity, inclusion, and women and minorities in engineering).
    • Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.




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    Posted: 3/30/2021
    Application Due: 6/28/2021
    Work Type: Full Time