The Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) Department at Iowa State University (ISU) invite applications for the position of Lecturer (term faculty) to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the areas of construction, structures, transportation, environmental, water resources, geotechnical, or pavement materials engineering.Â Â Â
The successful candidate is envisioned to be a skilled and enthusiastic educator who is able to use an appropriate mix of traditional and innovative approaches, such as online, project-based, active, and asynchronous learning, to deliver course material. The position is for a 1-2 semester term with a potential for renewal.Â Lecturers hold limited terms, full, or part-time renewable appointments that are not eligible for tenure, but after 3 years have the potential to be reviewed for advancement into senior ranks.Â Candidates are expected to have an excellent record of achievement in teaching or engineering practice in civil, construction, or environmental engineering.Â Candidates should have strong communication skills and share our commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
This is a pool announcement. Candidates will be reviewed on an as-needed basis. The course load and term of the contract will be determined by department needs at the time of hire.
The CCEE Department is committed to sustaining a collegial, positive, and productive environment for each individual and for the collective benefit of all.Â All faculty members have a common responsibility to support and sustain our core values and are expected to convey good citizenship within department, college, and university activities, interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D. OR an MS degree and 1 year of professional experience, OR a BS degree and 5 years of professional experience.
Degree must be in civil engineering or a closely related field.
Practical experience in the area of specialization and a Ph.D. in the specialty area are preferred.
Department/Program & College Description:
TheÂ CCEEÂ Department offers B.S. degree programs in civil engineering, civil engineering with environmental engineering emphasis, construction engineering, and environmental engineering plus M.S., MEng, and Ph.D. graduate degree programs in civil engineering. CCEE maintains externally funded research in excess of $22 million annually and demonstrates a commitment to diversity among faculty, staff, and students who can enrich University objectives in the areas of research, teaching, and service.
Iowa State UniversityÂ is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 31,000 students are enrolled, and they are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied inÂ Iowa State Universityâs Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 66,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of theÂ best college townsÂ in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans.Â As anÂ NSFÂ ADVANCE institution, ISUÂ is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples and dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies.
Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. However, to receive full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2020, for teaching in the spring 2021 semester or April 30, 2021, for teaching during the summer 2021 semester. All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position online at www.jobs.iastate.edu.
The following documents must be submitted in PDF format:
1) Letter of application
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Contact information for at least three references, including name, mailing address, email address, and phone number, and other pertinent information.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.