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Lecturer -CEGE

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The Ohio State University
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Columbus Campus

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Job Title:Lecturer -CEGE

Department:Engineering | Civil Environmental and Geodetic Engineering

Position Overview

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering is accepting applications for part-time Lecturer appointment(s) to teach two undergraduate civil and environmental engineering courses in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering for the Fall semester.

The first course, CIVILEN 3310 – Structural Engineering Principles, is an early course for civil engineering majors that provides an introduction to various structures and their elements as well as analysis methods. Emphasis is on force and deflection analysis of statically determinate structures. This course meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:30am – 12:25pm.

The second course, ENVENG 5110 – Environmental Engineering Bioprocesses, is a later course in the environmental engineering major sequence that provides foundational instruction on the principles, application, and design of biological processes in environmental engineering. This course meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:00pm – 3:55pm.

Duties include but are not limited to: holding office hours; grading assignments and submitting grades; may participate in curriculum development and course coordination.

Each of these courses are taught in person on the University’s main campus in Columbus, Ohio.

Performance Objectives

  • Presenting course material and guiding students through assignments
  • Creating an engaging and inclusive classroom environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to student success.
  • Collaboration with fellow instructors

Education and Experience Requirements

Required

  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to or demonstrated efforts in teaching that reflect Ohio State’s Shared Values.

Desired

  • Professional engineering license
  • 3 or more years experience in a civil or environmental engineering setting
  • Availability to teach similar or identical courses in Spring 2025
  • Experience teaching course of interest (or similar) in a higher education setting as an instructor of record or as a graduate teaching assistant.

How to Apply

You will be presented with the opportunity to attach documents in the Application Documents section. Please provide the following:

  • Attachment 1: Cover Letter: 1-2 page letter, which should include a brief summary of your academic and professional background and why you are interested in this opportunity.
  • Attachment 2: CV (Curriculum Vitae)/Resume: Detailed overview of your scholarly and professional experience, including your teaching and mentoring experience, and service.
  • Attachment 3: Teaching and Mentoring Statement: A statement of your approaches, experience and philosophy regarding your teaching, learning, and mentoring. This should include (a) a personal vision for teaching and learning, (b) a description of teaching strategies or approaches for which you received training or have implemented, (c) justification for the noted strategies, focusing on evidence-based practice, highlighting how to achieve effective learning environments for all students regardless of their backgrounds, expectations, and needs, (d) your mentoring philosophy, (e) a description of your mentoring training and/or experience, and (f) a statement that articulates mentoring skills you consider fundamental, including those necessary to effectively mentor students with different cultural backgrounds.

Application Review:

If interested, please apply by 5/2/24.

For questions related to the role, please contact Professor John Lenhart (lenhart.49@osu.edu).

Additional Information:

Department Information

The CEGE department at Ohio State is a cohesive unit of recognized leaders in professional and academic circles who are dedicated to educating tomorrow’s leaders. The faculty includes 28 tenure-track members, 2 research professors, 4 professors of practice and 7 associated faculty members. The Department faculty are a diverse group of educators and scholars who engage in, and place high value upon, interdisciplinary practices. Recent prestigious honors include NSF Career awards and induction to the National Academy of Engineering. Departmental faculty are actively engaged with the College of Public Health, the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, the Schools of Earth Science and Environment and Natural Resources and state agencies headquartered in Columbus. Along with graduate and undergraduate students, the CEGE faculty, pursue research on cross-cutting themes that transcend infrastructure, transportation, environment and geodetic applications to address the changing nature and coming challenges of civil and environmental engineering practice. To learn more visit: https://ceg.osu.edu/

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Location:Hitchcock Hall (0274)

Position Type:Term (Fixed Term)

Scheduled Hours:29

Shift:First Shift

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