The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Bucknell University seeks applicants for two, one-year visiting assistant professor positions starting in August 2013. These positions are available as a result of sabbatical leave replacements. Candidates with expertise in structural engineering or transportation engineering (with ability to teach mechanics-related courses) are encouraged to apply. An earned doctorate at the time of appointment in Civil Engineering is preferred. An undergraduate civil engineering degree from an ABET-accredited program and professional/teaching experience is desirable. The successful candidates must have the ability to provide outstanding classroom and laboratory instruction. Candidates with an interest in and potential for teaching and interacting effectively with students from diverse backgrounds and perspectives are particularly encouraged to apply.
Bucknell University is a highly selective private university emphasizing quality undergraduate education in engineering and in the liberal arts and sciences. University enrollment is approximately 3400 undergraduate students and 150 masters-level graduate students. The Department offers BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Bucknell University adheres to the principle that students learn best in an inclusive community and is therefore committed to excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates with a commitment to creating a climate that will foster the success of students with diverse backgrounds. Bucknell University welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
The university is located in Lewisburg on a 450-acre campus in central Pennsylvania's Susquehanna River Valley. New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia are each within a 3 and 1/2 hour drive from Lewisburg.
Screening of applications will begin on February 1 and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested Applicants must apply for the position at www.bucknell.edu/jobs by submitting an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interest.
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