(Tenure-track) Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with primary expertise in geotechnical engineering and secondary expertise in pavement design. The position will commence in Fall 2021. Exceptional candidates with prior teaching experience and a strong record of scholarship may be considered for an associate professor appointment.
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories in geotechnical engineering and general engineering, advise and mentor students, and advise capstone design projects.
Develop a strong externally-funded research program and publish scholarly work.
Develop and teach online courses.
Perform service at the professional, program, departmental, college and university.
The ability to teach pavement design and professional ethics is highly desirable.
D. in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
Professional Engineer (PE) Licensure or the ability to obtain the PE license within three years.
Relevant industry experience is strongly preferred.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and commitment to collegiality and teamwork.
Candidates with interest in active learning, experiential learning, and student engagement are desirable.
Authorization to work in the U.S.
About the University and College: The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university situated on the coast of southern New England. It’s a diverse and vibrant community of more than 6,800 students, with campuses around the country and around the world. Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, public safety, and public service. We offer more than 100 academic programs, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.
The Tagliatela College of Engineering (TCoE) takes pride in providing students a well-balanced mix of hands-on education with a strong theoretical foundation that allows graduates to function effectively and confidently in the workplace. Our graduates are highly sought after and known by employers to be work-ready. Our curricula in core engineering and applied science disciplines, combined with strong interdisciplinary coursework, internships in the field, co-curricular activities, and research opportunities, enable our graduates to remain a step ahead of the competition in today's crowded job market. The TCoE is the only private engineering college in Connecticut that offers eight nationally accredited engineering and applied science programs (chemical, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical and system engineering, computer science, and chemistry). The buzz is out there beyond Connecticut too as more than half of our incoming First-Year students come from out-of-state. We also serve a significant number of international and multicultural students. The TCoE was ranked in the top third of undergraduate engineering programs nationwide in its category in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Diversity and Inclusion: The University of New Haven is committed to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The University seeks candidates whose teaching, research and/or service has prepared them to contribute diversity and inclusion in our academic community. Applicants are asked to submit a diversity and inclusion statement explaining how their teaching, scholarship and/or service, contributes to building and supporting diverse and inclusive communities.
Application Process: All information on candidates will be kept confidential. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter describing their academic and/or industry experiences relevant to the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and achievements, 4) a diversity and inclusion statement, and 5) contact information for at least three professional references. All materials should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/83416 .
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