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Clinical Assistant Professor - Civil and Materials Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago


Date Posted Dec. 14, 2018
Title Clinical Assistant Professor - Civil and Materials Engineering
University University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL, United States
Department Department of Civil and Materials Engineering
Application Deadline Feb. 15, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2019
 
 
  • Adjunct/Clinical Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Civil Engineering
 
 

The Civil and Materials Engineering (CME) Department at the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) seeks an outstanding candidate for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor starting August 16, 2019. Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in transportation engineering, such as highway design, traffic engineering, demand analysis, public transportation, land surveying, infrastructure management, capstone-level engineering design courses, and advanced topics related to transportation engineering and infrastructure analysis and design. Other responsibilities include supervising graduate students and undergraduate design and research projects, holding office hours, student academic advising, and participating in course and program assessment. An earned PhD in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program is required for this position, and a minimum of 5 years of experience is preferred. Consideration priority will be also given to the candidates who are registered Professional Engineers (PE) or they are on track to obtain their PE licensure within one year of employment. Successful candidate is expected to be an excellent instructor, interface with the industry and professional organizations to support our program and provide service to the university and the profession. Familiarity with course evaluation necessary for ABET accreditation is also preferred. Prior teaching experience in an ABET-accredited Civil Engineering curriculum is a plus. This position is non-tenure-track.

The CME Department at UIC has a vibrant civil engineering program. Faculty members in the Department are highly active in conducting cutting-edge and interdisciplinary research. The Department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering, and MS and PhD degrees in Materials Engineering, and currently has an undergraduate enrollment of about 330 and a graduate enrollment of about 170. More information about the Department can be found at http://www.cme.uic.edu.

The UIC College of Engineering’s annual research expenditures exceed $28 million. The campus is located in the heart of the modern, livable, vibrant, and diverse city of Chicago, and adjacent to high-tech suburban corridors that include prominent national laboratories and industries, offering unique advantages and considerable growth potential for interactions with industry. UIC is the largest institution of higher learning in the Chicago metropolitan area, with an annual budget in excess of $2 billion. It is one of only four Carnegie Foundation Research-I universities in the State of Illinois.
Qualified applicants are required to send a letter of application indicating their qualifications, an up-to-date CV including the names and contact information of three references, and separate statements outlining their future teaching and professional activities plans. For fullest consideration, applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=107082

Review of applications will start on January 7, 2019, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Duties:

Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in transportation engineering, such as highway design, traffic engineering, demand analysis, public transportation, land surveying, infrastructure management, capstone-level engineering design courses, and advanced topics related to transportation engineering and infrastructure analysis and design. Other responsibilities include supervising graduate students and undergraduate design and research projects, holding office hours, student academic advising, and participating in course and program assessment.

Qualifications:

An earned PhD in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program is required for this position, and a minimum of 5 years of experience is preferred. Consideration priority will be also given to the candidates who are registered Professional Engineers (PE) or they are on track to obtain their PE licensure within one year of employment. Successful candidate is expected to be an excellent instructor, interface with the industry and professional organizations to support our program and provide service to the university and the profession. Prior teaching experience in an ABET-accredited Civil Engineering curriculum is a plus.


  • As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Mary Ann Borjal
    Department of Civil and Materials Engineering
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    842 W. Taylor Street
    Bldg ERF Rm 2095
    Chicago, IL 60607
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  • 312-355-0705
  • maborjal@uic.edu

 

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