The Department of Civil Engineering at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure track appointment with a focus in water resources engineering. The Department offers BS and MS degrees in civil engineering with 17 full-time faculty members who serve almost 900 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students.
Duties will include: (1) effectively teaching courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, (2) advising students, developing curriculum, and other instructionally-related duties, (3) developing and engaging in scholarly activities, including applied research and externally-funded projects, (4) developing and supervising Master’s student research, (5) working cooperatively with a diverse student population and with faculty colleagues on department, college and university-wide committees, and (6) providing service to the institution and community.
Teaching responsibilities include water resources engineering courses (both lecture and laboratory courses) and other classes in the Civil Engineering Department in the B.S. and M.S. Civil Engineering degree programs. The successful candidate will be able to incorporate California water resources issues in his/her teaching and scholarship.
An earned doctorate degree in Civil Engineering or related field with an emphasis in water resources engineering is required. ABD applicants will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 2019. A strong background in water resources engineering and commitment to quality teaching are required. Applicants must also have effective oral and written communication skills, be able to relate theory to practice and be able to work with diverse groups. Applicant must pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam prior to the appointment date.
While all outstanding applications will be considered, candidates with expertise relevant to water resources engineering issues in California and other western states such as climate change impacts and adaptation, water reuse, and sustainable groundwater management are particularly encouraged to apply.
Other preferred / desired qualities are as follows:
A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
Professional registration as a Civil Engineer in California or the ability to become registered within four (4) years of appointment
University-level teaching experience and/or professional practice experience in water resources engineering
The ability to develop and applied research program that engages graduate and undergraduate students
Knowledge of contemporary and effective practices in engineering education
The department reminds applicants that it is only necessary to meet the required qualifications in order to apply.
This announcement is for a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning in Fall 2019. Starting salary will be dependent upon qualifications and professional experience as well as educational preparation, university-level teaching experience, and record of scholarship and service.
Review of applications will begin December 21, 2018; position open until filled. To be considered, submit all required materials listed below to the Sacramento State Employment Opportunities webpage (www.csus.edu/about/employment) and click on the link for “Faculty and Librarian Positions”.
Candidate must include the following with the application:
Letter of application
Current curriculum vita
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies accepted until interview)
State of teaching effectiveness including interests and highlighting past experience.
Statement of scholarly interests and future research plans
Diversity statement identifying professional skills and experiences that advance equity, diversity, and inclusion and/or willingness to engage in activities that advance equity, diversity, and inclusion
Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three recent references with direct knowledge of teaching or scholarly work
Candidate will be required to provide official graduate transcripts and furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
Internal Number: F0089P
About California State University, Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city’s two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University’s approximately 30,000 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor’s degree in 58 disciplines, the master’s degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.