Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
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Job description

McNeese State University invites qualified applicants and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering in the Department of Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering. The Department of Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering supports the ABET accredited Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering concentration of the B.S. in Engineering degree. The Department also supports the Master of Engineering degree concentration in Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management. This is a full-time, 9-month, unclassified, tenure-track position. The appointment begins in August 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:
Teach a variety of basic undergraduate and graduate civil and general engineering courses such as soil mechanics, foundation design, highway design, construction materials, and surveying with GIS technologies. Supervise graduate and undergraduate students, contribute to scholarly work in Civil Engineering with funded research and/or laboratory enhancement, an expand the existing Civil Engineering curriculum by developing new courses that reflect the applicant’s professional interests and engage in professional service. The teaching load is 12 semester credit hours for Ph.D. degree holders or 15 semester credit hours for M.S. degree holders with other academic duties as assigned by the department head.

Qualifications:
Required: M.S. in civil engineering with a background in geotechnical engineering.

Preferred: Ph.D. in civil engineering with a background in Geotechnical Engineering, commitment to teaching excellence, industrial/consulting experience and professional registration.

Deadline:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

How to apply

Applicants should electronically submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and contact information for three professional references for the application process to: Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science by e-mail at nikosk@mcneese.edu .

As a member of the University of Louisiana System and a selective admissions institution, McNeese offers programs through the department of general and basic studies and six academic colleges: Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Liberal Arts, Nursing, and Science. McNeese’s student body is comprised of students from throughout Louisiana, the United States, and approximately 50 countries.