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Northridge, CA

Department: Civil Engineering &Construction Management
Effective Date of Appointment: August 19, 2020 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

CSUN’s Commitment to You:
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution & Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

For more information about the University, visit our website at: http://www.csun.edu

About the College:
For more information about the College of Engineering and Computer Science, see:
https://www.csun.edu/engineering-computer-science

About the Department:
For more information about the department, visit our website at:
https://www.csun.edu/engineering-computer-science/civil-engineering-construction-management

Qualifications:
Earned Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited institution. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. degree by date of appointment. Candidates with Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) are desirable. Teaching experience preferred. Industry experience preferred. Applicant must demonstrate:
• The ability and commitment to teach, mentor, advise and effectively work with a diverse student population.
• Dedication and commitment to student success.
• The ability to develop an effective multi-disciplinary research program in the general area of Civil Engineering.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to participate in the assessment of learning outcomes, and to identify multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.

Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.

Responsibilities:
Teaching of Civil Engineering courses primarily in water resources and general Civil Engineering courses as needed, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research in the field of Civil Engineering or related field. Advisement of undergraduate and supervision of graduate students. Active and effective participation in curriculum development, assessment and accreditation, and other departmental activities. Participation in professional student organizations.

How to apply

Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2019. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a complete application that includes the following documents:

• Cover letter
• Curriculum vita
• Teaching statement
• Research statement
• List of three references.
In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

This institution is using Interfoilo’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to: http://apply.interfolio.com/68991

General Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on­ line here.at http://www.csun.edu/sites/default/files/cle:ry-report.pdf. Print copies are available by request from the Department of Police Services, the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

The person holding this position may be considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of, race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management at (818) 677-2166.

California State University, Northridge is a vibrant, diverse university community of nearly 36,000 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff, sited on a 356-acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. As you explore the university's web site, you will find ample evidence of Cal State Northridge's commitment to the educational and professional goals of students, and its extensive service to the community.