Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Engineering #442669Salary:
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Lamar University invites applications for tenure-track or visiting assistant professor position(s) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) in the Lamar University College of Engineering. We are in search of candidates who are enthusiastic in building a successful academic career while assisting the CEE Department in fulfilling its educational missions and expanding its research programs. Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):
Application Requirements and Job Description: Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience):
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a closely related engineering discipline. The candidate should be experienced in water resource or disaster research as the position would include research in the newly forming Center for Resiliency at Lamar. The areas of expertise for undergraduate teaching of the candidate should be in a variety of sophomore and Junior level civil engineering classes such as statics, engineering graphics, and structural, geotechnical, materials, water resources, transportation, or environmental engineering.
-A successful candidate must have a track record in producing research output as demonstrated in refereed publications.
-A strong commitment to working with diverse constituencies in teaching innovation, interdisciplinary research or outreach is required.
-An ability to obtain external funding from local/regional/federal grant agencies is essential.
-Excellent communication skills are critical.
About Lamar UniversityLamar University has an enrollment of more than 17,000 students. It Is a Carnegie Doctoral Research University. Founded In 1923, the University offers more than 100 programs of study across five colleges. Lamar University plays a key role in driving the economic growth of the Beaumont-Port Arthur metropolitan area in Southeast Texas where major petrochemical industries and ports are located. A strategic plan for the University is available at http://www.lamar.edu/about-lu/strategic-plan.html
About the CEE Department and the College of EngineeringThe CEE Department offers six degree programs at Lamar University including the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE, ABET accredited), the Master of Science In Environmental Engineering (MSEV), the Master of Science In Environmental Studies (MSVS), the Master of Engineering (ME), the Master of Engineering Sciences (MES) and the Doctor of Engineering (DE) with civil and environmental engineering focuses. Currently, the CEE Department has about 130 undergraduate and 40 graduate students. The Department is one of the five engineering departments in the College of Engineering. More information is available online at http://engineering.lamar.edu/ and http://engineering.lamar.edu/civil/
How to ApplyVisit Lamar University Human Resources website at https://jobs.lamar.edu. Application documents, which include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching, and a list of 3 references, must be uploaded online with the application. For more information, please contact the chair of civil & environmental engineering, Dr. Liv Haselbach, at [email protected] Lamar University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and employer. This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
-Prior professional/industrial experience, registration as a professional engineer (PE), or being on-track to obtain PE licensure is preferred.EEO Statement:
Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Veteran's Preference:
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.Lamar Expectation of Quality:
Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.Disclaimer:
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. This description is subject to modification as the needs and requirements of the position change. Lamar University reserves the right to revise, change or eliminate this job description at any time.
Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to the needs of the university.
This Job Description is not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document. Employment with Lamar University is at will, and may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in this Job Description shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Lamar University employees.Open Date:
09/15/2021Open Until Filled:
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