Summary of Duties: The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at Washington State University (WSU) Tri-Cities in Richland, WA, announces an opening for a full-time clinical (non-tenure track) teaching faculty position for the Civil Engineering program. This position will start in fall of 2020.
The primary responsibility of this position is to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in structural engineering, and undergraduate courses in transportation engineering and surveying. The successful candidate may also be required to teach other courses in Civil Engineering as needed.
Required Qualifications: Qualified candidates must have an earned doctorate degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field by the date of hire.
Candidates must have excellent communication skills; ability and interest in teaching courses pertaining to structural engineering, transportation engineering, surveying, and other areas of Civil Engineering, if there is a need; and a demonstrated commitment to collaborate with diverse internal and external groups.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.