The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science & Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for a non-tenure-track (NTT) position with primary teaching responsibilities in our statics and mechanics of materials area of our engineering programs commencing January 2018. We anticipate hiring at the assistant teaching professor level; however, qualified candidates at all NTT levels will be considered.
At Missouri S&T, NTT teaching faculty contribute to both graduate and undergraduate programs, and are expected to be fully engaged in the department’s curriculum delivery and development. The successful candidate will have superior communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated potential for high quality teaching in support of the department’s teaching mission. Responsibilities include developing and teaching mechanics of materials and statics and assisting in the department’s capstone Senior Design course. Other teaching opportunities will align with the expertise of the individual. An earned Ph.D. in civil, mechanical, or architectural engineering; engineering mechanics or a related field is required.
It is expected that the successful candidate will achieve a sustained level of recognition by students and peers as a stimulating, inspiring, and effective teacher, as well as develop excellence in the production of effective learning materials, improved teaching techniques, and state-of-the-art delivery systems (both face-to-face and over the internet). The successful candidate will also be expected to teach an average of three undergraduate courses per semester during the academic year. Teaching assignments may be adjusted for large class sizes and for courses with multiple sections. Additional responsibilities of this position may include educational laboratory supervision, undergraduate advising and mentoring, and professional and or department service activities as appropriate.
The department’s Civil Engineering program has been ranked among the top 25 undergraduate and top 45 graduate civil engineering programs by U.S. News and World Report. Additional information about the university and the department can be found at http://care.mst.edu//.
Review of applications will begin 1 July 2017, with an anticipated start date of January 2018. Additional consideration will be given to Licensed Professional Engineers or similar licensure. Licensure is expected within 5 years of appointment. Practical experience as well as being professionally active and visible in national/international societies in the applicant’s area of expertise will be considered an asset. Applicants with interest and experience in pedagogical development or research are sought. Preference will be for a candidate with teaching experience
Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and goals, and complete contact information for five references to Missouri S&T’s Human Resource Office online at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/.
Comments The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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About Missouri University of Science and Technology
Missouri S&T is one of the top technological research universities in the nation. Surrounded by Ozarks scenery (Rolla is about 100 miles west of St. Louis), the campus is accessible, safe and friendly. Known for its engineering programs, Missouri S&T also offers degrees in the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business. About 6,000 students are currently enrolled in classes, making Missouri S...&T big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.
U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Missouri University of Science and Technology undergraduate engineering program as one of the top 50 in the nation in the magazines's annual guidebook "America's Best Colleges 2007." UMR is ranked 48th in the nation in the guidebook and tied for 26th place among engineering programs at doctoral-granting public universities. U.S. News also ranks UMR at No. 54 among the nation's best doctoral granting engineering schools and No. 112 among national doctoral-granting universities.