The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Bucknell University seeks applicants for an open rank, tenure-track faculty position in the area of construction or project management, starting in August 2018. We seek a teacher-scholar with broad teaching and scholarly interests in civil engineering and a demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse student body. While teaching is the most important aspect of the candidate's responsibilities, scholarly work in peer-reviewed venues and active service are also essential. The CEE Department includes faculty and instruction in the fields of structural, geotechnical, transportation, environmental, water resources and construction. The CEE Department offers B.S. and M.S. degree programs in civil engineering and environmental engineering. Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate or ABD in civil engineering, architectural engineering, construction management, or a closely related engineering field, at time of appointment.
Applications must include a Bucknell-specific cover letter, teaching statement (2 page maximum), research statement (2 page maximum), and current curriculum vitae.
Within your application materials:
Articulate your plans to provide outstanding classroom and laboratory instruction in the area of engineering planning and project management (CEEG 290, CEEG 490, and CEEG 492) and the area of construction management or construction engineering (https://goo.gl/VcuFSk);
Describe how you will be able to contribute more broadly to the civil engineering curriculum by teaching introductory courses in other sub-disciplines of civil engineering or common civil engineering courses, such as numerical methods, graphics, or engineering materials;
Describe your commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy and any relevant experience, expertise, or plans in these areas;
Discuss your plan for developing and sustaining a productive and innovative program of scholarship and research in a primarily undergraduate context;
Discuss your willingness to contribute to university and professional service, potentially through a discussion of prior service to your university, discipline, community, and/or society.
Applicants also must provide references upon request. Applications are only accepted through Bucknell's career site. Please go to careers.bucknell.edu to apply. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America's best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.