Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Villanova University
Villanova, PA, United States
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Posting Number: 2019572F
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering
Position Type: Faculty
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: full-time/9-months
Department: 202-Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position Summary:

Villanova University’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department seeks applications for a full-time non-tenure track visiting faculty position in Water Resources. This is a one-year appointment for the 2019-2020 academic year; there is the potential for the position to be renewed for a second academic year. The primary responsibilities include teaching 12 contact hours per semester, with typically two to three preparations. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate water resources and general civil engineering courses, particularly in fluid mechanics, fluid mechanics laboratory, hydraulics, hydrology, and water resource system design.

The Department is recognized as a national leader in providing a distinctive broad-based civil engineering education, grounded in Augustinian Catholic values, and a commitment to service. The Department has 14 full-time tenure track faculty members, 4 full-time teaching faculty, approximately 220 undergraduate (freshman through senior) and 150 graduate students, and offers B.S. and M.S. (Civil Engineering and Environmental/Water Resources) degrees. A Ph.D. program is offered by the College of Engineering. We strive to be widely acknowledged as a premier program known for our outstanding pedagogy and curricula, international opportunities, and personal attention to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching undergraduate courses and labs and graduate courses.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely aligned discipline is required (must be completed at the time of hire). The applicant must demonstrate a dedication to teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering is strongly preferred. Previous teaching experience preferred.

Special Message to Applicants:

Applications must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement on teaching philosophy. Applications must also include contact information for three (3) references who will be contacted to submit confidential letters of recommendation if the applicant is being highly considered. All finalists will be required to submit transcripts, including official copy of PhD program.

Posting Date: 03/05/2019
Salary Posting Information: Competitive

Salary Band: N/A
Job Classification: faculty

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