Visiting Assistant Professor Position - Civil and Environmental Engineering
Job No: 496664 Position Type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Civil & Environmental Engineering
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Bucknell University seeks applicants for an academic year appointment as a visiting assistant professor starting in August 2021, with primary teaching responsibilities in the area of water resources engineering. Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate or be ABD in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a closely related engineering field, at time of appointment.
Applications must include a Bucknell-specific cover letter, teaching statement (2 page maximum), research statement (2 page maximum), and current curriculum vitae. Within your application materials:
Articulate your plans to provide outstanding classroom and laboratory instruction in water resources engineering courses.
Describe how you will be able to contribute more broadly to the civil and environmental engineering curricula by: o teaching core engineering courses, such as engineering graphics, fluid mechanics, or numerical methods; o teaching courses in an allied discipline, such as environmental engineering.
Describe your commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy and any relevant experience, expertise, or plans in these areas.
Applicants also must provide references upon request. Applications are only accepted through Bucknell's career site. Please go to careers.bucknell.edu to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.
Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.
Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals.
Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.
Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.