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Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice (non-tenure track)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 8, 2024
Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice (non-tenure track)
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Water Resources Engineering
    Structural Engineering
    Civil Engineering
The Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering (CSEE) at the University at Buffalo (UB) invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice (Lecturer). The primary duties of this position are to teach undergraduate courses in our BS Civil Engineering Program. The successful candidate will provide expertise in structural engineering and construction management and will work with other faculty to develop projects and manage the senior capstone design course. The candidate will also collaborate on our Professional Practice course and will teach other courses at the undergraduate or graduate level based on the candidate’s background and the needs of our curriculum. Other duties may include student advisement at the undergraduate and graduate level, cultivating relationships with industrial partners, supervising internships, assessing learning outcomes for accreditation purposes, diversity enhancement, and external educational grant support in collaboration with the CSEE Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Committees. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in civil engineering computing, infrastructure sustainability, and resilience.

We are looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment within a diverse community of students and faculty and who share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential. Candidates are expected to have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

About the Department
CSEE offers ABET-accredited Bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Engineering and Civil Engineering. At the graduate level, CSEE offers MS/PhD degrees in Civil Engineering, and Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, an MS program in Engineering Sustainability, and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Bridge Engineering.

The Department currently comprises 34 tenure-track faculty, 4 teaching faculty, approximately 500 undergraduate majors, 90 masters’ students and 60 doctoral students. We are currently recruiting up to three additional faculty members (in addition to this position) during the academic year 2023-2024. CSEE scholars routinely engage in collaborations with colleagues from diverse academic disciplines and participate in numerous cross-disciplinary research centers, including academic disciplines and participate in numerous cross-disciplinary research centers including the Institute for Bridge Engineering (IBE), Center for Computational Research (CCR), the Center for Geohazards Studies, the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics (ISTL), the Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory (SEESL), and the Institute for Research and Education in eNergy, Environment, and Water (RENEW).

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About Buffalo
The City of Buffalo, located on the reinvigorated Lake Erie waterfront, is a dynamic urban center with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and multiple professional sports teams. Lake Ontario and Niagara Falls are easily accessible within a 20-minute drive. The CSEE Department is located on the UB North Campus in the nearby Town of Amherst, a thriving area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-living.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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