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University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Job Title: Lecturer
Job Location: Knoxville , TN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Date Posted: 2019-04-22
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Lecturer
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), invites applications for a lecturer to teach undergraduate civil engineering materials, soils, and structures laboratory courses. The position will also manage the soil and materials laboratory facilities. Additional responsibilities will depend on the abilities and interests of the selected candidate, and may include teaching construction courses or supporting funded research in the soils, materials, and structural engineering areas. The position will be filled as soon as possible. Salary is nationally competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position will be a non-tenure track, 12-month renewable appointment with benefits. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in the state-of-the-art John D. Tickle Engineering Building. The full-time faculty of the department consists of 22 tenure-line faculty and three lecturers. It offers baccalaureate, masters, and Ph.D. degrees with concentrations in environmental engineering, water resources, structures, construction, transportation, geotechnical and infrastructure materials, and public works. The successful candidate will be dedicated to enhancing the quality of the departmentís teaching and research missions.

Duties:

  • Teach the general civil engineering, geotechnical, and structures undergraduate laboratories totaling 12 to 16 contact hours per week.
  • Manage team of up to four teaching assistants
    Manage soil and materials laboratories including equipment maintenance, scheduling, training, research support, and safety oversight.
  • Full engagement with the students, faculty, and programs of the department through participation in faculty meetings and committees, program development, student extracurricular activities, etc.
    Additional teaching or research responsibilities that will depend upon the candidate selected

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned MS in Civil/Environmental Engineering or closely related field
  • Knowledge of civil engineering field and laboratory testing procedures used in civil engineering practice and research
  • Ability to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot civil engineering field and laboratory test equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate exceptional teaching ability at the undergraduate level
  • Must be eligible to work in the US.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience
  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Registration as a professional engineer or a desire to pursue registration (passing FE)
  • Earned PhD in Civil Engineering or closely related field
  • Experience with electronic data acquisition and control systems
  • Knowledge of LabView
  • Use of servo-hydraulic mechanical testing systems
  • Evidence of conference and journal publications

Information and Application Process Instructions

Application Procedure:

Applications should include: (1) a letter of interest addressing qualifications and teaching interests, (2) a comprehensive curriculum vita, and (3) the names and contact information (address, phone number, and e-mail address) of five references.

Please send a single pdf file as an e-mail attachment to: Search Committee Chair CEEfacultysearch@utk.edu .

Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Angel Palomino (angel@utk.edu).

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Chair of the Search Committee
Please Apply as Included Above

E-Mail: ceefacultysearch@utk.edu

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