The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) – The Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for a bipartite, full-time, non-tenure track position at the assistant professor level starting in the fall 2017. This position is renewable depending on performance and funding. The college is not able to provide visa sponsorship to foreign national candidates, but relocation funding is available.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses primarily at the undergraduate level and occasionally at the graduate level, advise undergraduate students, participate in departmental meetings, and take an active role in professional, community, and university service.
Excellent candidates in one or more of the five sub-discipline areas (e.g. Environmental, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, and Water Resources engineering) supported by the CE department will be considered; however, preference will be given to candidates who have:
expertise in transportation engineering;
motivation to teach courses in innovative ways to facilitate distant learning;
registered as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, or have the ability to become registered within five years after the starting date; and
industry experience in civil engineering or related fields.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have earned a Ph.D., or M.S. with a minimum of three years of industry and/or teaching experience, in Civil Engineering or a closely related field by time of hire, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be capable of teaching courses in the undergraduate and graduate civil engineering degree programs.
Cover letter: highlighting any industry or teaching experience and how it is relevant to this job.
Teaching Statement: highlighting teaching experience and philosophy. Include a list of courses that you would feel comfortable teaching.
Names and contact information of five professional references
if selected you will be required to provide original transcripts
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
The UAA Civil Engineering department within the College of Engineering (CoENGR) supports two growing programs: Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science (MS) in Civil Engineering. There are approximately 220 undergraduate students enrolled in the ABET-accredited BS Civil Engineering program, and 40 students in the MS in Civil Engineering program. The CE department, and the College of Engineer...ing have strong ties with local industry, providing exceptional opportunities for community-engaged projects. The University of Alaska Anchorage prides itself in providing faculty with the tools and opportunities necessary to achieve excellence in teaching, research, and service, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
About Anchorage: Anchorage is set between the snow-capped peaks of the Chugach Mountains and the ocean waters of Cook Inlet, providing unsurpassed natural beauty. Anchorage residents enjoy easy access to state and national forests, which provides endless opportunities for outdoor recreation including hiking, biking, skiing, mountaineering, hunting, and world-class fishing. With an ethnically diverse population of approximately 300,000, Anchorage offers a lively intellectual and cultural life, with opera, symphony, theatre, and art events held regularly at venues throughout the city. In addition, a diverse blend of culinary options and shopping venues insure that there is something for everyone in Anchorage.