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Job ID: 121662

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Date Posted Apr. 2, 2019
Title Lecturer
University University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL, United States
Department Civil Engineering
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Ecological and Environmental
    Civil Engineering

JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for one lecturer in the area of Environmental Engineering or Transportation Engineering, with a preference in Environmental Engineering. Outstanding candidates who wish to pursue research including scholarly publications, and contracts, and grants activity might be considered for a clinical assistant professor position. Preference will be given to those candidates who can teach a variety of environmental engineering or transportation engineering courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. In addition, candidates will be required to teach general civil engineering courses. Successful applicants will have earned a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to teach courses and mentor students.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers the BS, MSE, and PhD degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The department has four tenured/tenure-earning faculty and one clinical assistant professor with over 170 undergraduate students and about 30 graduate students. The CEE Department has research strengths in the areas of transportation, environmental engineering, structures, materials, sustainability and water resources. Current and previous sources of faculty funding include federal sources such as DOT, NSF, DOE, NASA, and industry.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Engineering currently has a research focus that addresses two National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenge problems: restore and improve urban infrastructure; and provide access to clean water. The College of Engineering and the CEE department play an important role in solving these challenges. The College enrolls 35% of UAH’s undergraduates in ABET‐accredited programs in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial and systems, mechanical engineering.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Education, Nursing, Business, Science, Professional and Continuing Studies, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research. The Huntsville area is also home to more than 50 Fortune 500 companies, the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, and several federal research facilities, including NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the Army’s Missile Defense Agency, Materiel Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and Space and Missile Defense Command.

APPLICATION DEADLINE AND PROCEDURE: Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Application material (in pdf format) including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), and the names of three references, should be sent to

Please refer to log number 19/20-231.

  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Consistent with our core values of integrity, respect, diligence, excellence, inclusiveness and diversity, the University strongly encourages applications from members of all under-represented groups. An offer of employment at the University is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

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