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Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering

Employer
University of North Florida
Location
Jacksonville, FL

Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering

Position Number:

301500

Requisition Number:

B08746

Position Type:

Faculty 9-10 Months

Time-limited through:

N/A

Type of Appointment:

Full-Time, Tenure-Track

Faculty Position Sub-Type:

N/A

Length of Appointment:

N/A

Internal Recruitment?:

No

Working Hours:

Varies

Department:

Civil Engineering

Organization:

COLLEGE OF COMPUTING, ENGINEERING, & CONSTRUCTION

Division:

Academic Affairs - DIV

College:

College of Computing, Engineering and Construction

Approved Hiring Salary Range:

Negotiable

Pay Basis:

Annually

Equal Opportunity:

In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.

Carnegie:

UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives:

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

General Description / Primary Purpose:

The School of Engineering at the University of North Florida (UNF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Civil Engineering at the Assistant Professor level, commencing in 2024 with a start date of August 2024. An earned Doctorate in Civil Engineering, or closely related field with a focus on coastal resilience, coastal engineering, or a related area is required. Candidates with a professional engineering license or the ability to secure one within 2 years are desired. More information about the School of Engineering can be found at http://www.unf.edu/ccec/engineering
UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.
UNF is committed to a diverse faculty and seeks individuals who have experience in teaching and working with a variety of communities. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Job Function:

Teaching, research, and service.

Percentage Of Time:

100

Marginal Functions:

N/A

Faculty Position Required Qualifications:

An earned Doctorate in Civil Engineering, or closely related field with a focus on coastal resilience, coastal engineering, or a related area is required. Candidates with a professional engineering license or the ability to secure one within 2 years are desired.

Departmental Requirements:

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and interest in interdisciplinary research that contributes to enhancing the resilience of urban communities and infrastructure systems to the impacts of coastal natural hazards and climate changethrough theoretical, computational modeling, experimental or field approaches. A commitment to excellence in teaching and research, as well as the development of an externally funded research program, will be expected of the successful candidate. Experience with Florida-specific environmental issues is a plus. Collegiality, active service and participation in governance in accordance with the vision and mission of the school, college and university are also expected.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition:

Background Check: This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Foreign Influence Review: Pursuant to Florida Statute 1010.35, this position requires additional information from all applicants seeking research or research-related positions prior to an interview or offer of employment. Applicants MUST fully complete the Foreign Influence Review section of their application. Additional documents (e.g., passport) may be required based on form responses.

Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification:

N/A

Machines/Equipment used regularly:

N/A

Anticipated Start Date:

08/05/2024

Job Posting Date:

02/22/2024

Application Review Date:

03/26/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Point of Contact Information:

Dr. Cigdem Akan, 904-620-5536

Hiring Official:

Dr. Alan Harris

Location if not Jacksonville:

N/A

Special Instructions:

Applicants for position #301500 must complete a one-page application online at http://www.unfjobs.org and upload the following document, including a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of purpose detailing teaching experience and approach, a vision statement for research, and a list of three references with contact information. Review of applications will start on March 26th, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to cigdem.akan@unf.edu.

UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. We are committed to a diverse faculty and seek individuals who have experience in teaching and working with a variety of communities. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Quicklink:

https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/26929

Organization

Mission Statement

Our student-centered mission is to create the next generation of thinkers, leaders, and problem solvers with the knowledge and experience to uniquely change the world. 

Vision Statement

University of North Florida will be the higher education nexus where diverse students, faculty, and organizations from around the world collaborate to creatively innovate for the advancement of society.

Values

We achieve excellence in all we do; we are an institution of uncompromising character; we lead with humility, humanity and integrity.

 

Integrity – We do the right thing for the right reason at the right time.

Respect – We treat everyone with kindness, we are informed by the perspectives of other, and we draw strength from our differences.

Accountability – We are responsible for how the outcomes of our actions affect others and our environment. 

Innovation – We harness creativity and talent to turn challenges into opportunities and problems into solution in a uniquely UNF way.

 

Strategic Goal

University of national prominence and distinction with North Florida as our catalyst and student success as our mantra.  Learn more about UNF’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan.

Statement of Unity

UNF stands in unity and solidarity with all members of our community, regardless of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. We are proud of the diversity in our students, faculty and staff.

We strongly condemn acts of hate and bigotry as antithetical to the university's core values of mutual respect and civility. Actions and words that seek to deny human beings full membership in the broader moral community on the basis of arbitrary characteristics are intolerable. We stand opposed to violence in language or in action, and we see these as a threat to the mission of UNF as a public university that is committed to intellectual and cultural growth and civic awareness.

We pledge to stand with and for those who are the most vulnerable members of our community and to take actions that help our students and fellow employees feel safe and know that they are safe. We affirm UNF's unreserved commitment to student success within a diverse, supportive campus culture. We seek to embody the ideals of a free and democratic society, and we fully support and value each member of our community.

 

Company info
Telephone
9046202710
Location
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville
FL
32224
US

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