Faculty, Assistant/Associate Professor - Civil Engineering
: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
The Engineering Department at Utah Valley University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position, at the level of assistant/associate professor, in the areas of transportation and traffic engineering. The successful candidates must have earned B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering, or closely related areas, and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, advising, and course development. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and professional experience. Candidates must be eligible and willing to become licensed professional engineers, if not already registered. Excellent opportunities exist for collaborative work with the Utah Department of Transportation and regional civil engineering firms. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. The appointments will start January 2020 or August 2020. Applicants should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications along with a resume, and names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.
B.S. and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, or closely related areas. (Ph.D must be completed by start date.)
Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and applied research, advising, and course development.
Minimum of 3 three years of teaching with demonstrable experience in the field of transportation and traffic specialization.
Eligible and willing to become professional engineer if not already registered.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The successful candidate will possess:
- Knowledge and experience in effective area of transportation planning and traffic engineering.
- Skills in interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making.
- Skills in presentation of course materials and learning experiences.
- Expertise in teaching subjects related to general civil engineering topics, including transportation and traffic engineering; with a minimum of 3 years teaching experience at the college/university level.
- Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to engage, motivate, and evaluate students.
- Ability to deal with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and changing institution.
- Experience in developing and teaching courses.
Preference goes to applicants not requiring sponsorship (e.g., H1B Visa) to work in the U.S.
Physical requirements include frequent standing, sitting, grasping, and fine hand manipulation with continual talking hearing, and seeing. May be required to lift up to 10 lbs.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
FAC45818 College Engineering/Technology Faculty
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To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/13788
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.