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Cookeville, TN

Position Number: 130240

Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job PurposeTeach undergraduate and graduate level courses in environmental engineering and water resources in addition to service to the department, university, and profession.

Tennessee Tech provides impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service that creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness.

Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Essential FunctionsTeach undergraduate and graduate level courses in environmental engineering and water resources in addition to service to the department, university, and profession. Advise undergraduate students on departmental curriculum and career issues.

Minimum QualificationsBachelor of Science and a Master of Science from accredited institutions in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or closely related engineering field; excellent written and oral communication skills, and evidence of potential for excellence in teaching. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the University’s sponsorship.

Preferred QualificationsPreferred qualifications include registration as a professional engineer (PE); a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or closely related engineering field; and experience teaching in an ABET accredited civil engineering department as a faculty member.

Salary
Commensurate with education and experience. This is a full-time, nine month, non-tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2021, and renewable based on satisfactory annual reviews, the needs of the department, and future funding.

Benefits InformationTennessee Tech offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of one (1) sick leave day per month and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits. Deferred income and benefits over 12 months.

Screening Date: 05/16/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

All applicants will be required to apply online at https://jobs.tntech.edu and electronically upload a cover letter describing the candidate’s design and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references that will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter if selected for interview, and a copy of transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire). Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.