Civil - Geotechnical, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
FLSA Status: Exempt
William Jewell College invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor of Civil Engineering. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 2020, with rank depending on qualifications. A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related field is required with the ideal candidate qualified to teach courses in geotechnical or water resource engineering. The newly formed Civil Engineering program admitted the first class of students in 2016 and will seek ABET accreditation immediately after their graduation. The successful applicant will have a passion for undergraduate engineering education, assist in program development (course and curriculum development, assessment, and ABET accreditation), and engage with undergraduate students in scholarly activity such as research or industrial and community partnerships. Preference will be given to applicants with strong leadership skills, the ability to teach a range of undergraduate civil engineering courses, and the desire to integrate fully into the life of a liberal arts college.
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related field is required
Ability to teach across the undergraduate civil engineering curriculum
Ability to engage undergraduate students in research and scholarly activity
Ability to develop curriculum, assessment tools, and assist with ABET accreditation
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching up to 24 contact hours per year with course reduction for the first year, as appropriate
Curriculum and assessment development directed towards ABET accreditation
Develop a program of scholarly activity with undergraduates
Service to the College and community including academic advising and involvement in College and departmental committees and activities
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.
Candidates must submit the following documents:
Letter of application that addresses the job qualifications and a response to the College Mission
Statement of teaching philosophy, including commentary on essential elements of a strong civil engineering program at a liberal arts college
Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including a professional teaching evaluation, if applicable
Statement of research plan including how you would involve undergraduates in scholarly activity
Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts (copies are acceptable until finalists are selected)
Three letters of recommendation will be requested for finalists
Applicants, who need accommodation for the application or interview process, please make accommodation requests in advance to the Office of Human Resources.
William Jewell College Office of Human Resources 500 College Hill Box 1017 Liberty, MO 6406 (816) 415-5992
Review of applications will begin Dec. 2, 2019 and continue until position is filled.
All Final Candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.
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William Jewell College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
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