The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), Tennessee Tech University (TTU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Structural Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in structural engineering and engineering mechanics and develop a sponsored research program. Applicants with expertise in the area of bridge design are particularly encouraged to apply.
The position requires a B.S. in Engineering, a PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field with an emphasis in structural engineering; graduate level expertise in structural engineering; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly activities; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to those with a B.S. in Civil Engineering; professional registration or started the process of registration; a demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching, peer-reviewed scholarly research and grantsmanship; and structural design experience.
Applicants must apply online at www.tntech.edu/jobs and will be required to electronically upload a cover letter discussing the candidate’s teaching, research and professional goals, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, contact information, for three professional references, and a copy of all transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) at time of application. Review of applications begins November 15, 2017; open until filled. AA/EEO
Tennessee Tech, consistently rated as “Best Southeastern College” by The Princeton Review, has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students. It is centrally located among three of Tennessee’s largest cities and is surrounded by lakes, state parks, mountains and rivers in one of the most ecologically diverse climates in the nation. The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering has 15 full-time faculty and currently serves about 350 undergraduate and graduate students.
PhD from an accredited institution in Civil Engineering, or closely related field with emphasis in structural engineering or engineering mechanics. B.S. from an accredited institution in Engineering. Graduate level expertise in structural engineering or engineering mechanics. Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly activities. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
B.S. in Civil Engineering. Professional registration or started the process of registration. Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching, peer-reviewed scholarly research, and grantsmanship. Structural design experience.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2018.
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