Michigan State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, invites applications for a three-year fixed-term teaching specialist position in civil engineering beginning August 16, 2023. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching structural design and analysis courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels in civil engineering. The primary duties of this position are teaching and service. The teaching and service requirements will be consistent with department policies.
The candidate must have an M.S. or higher degree in civil engineering and 2 to 4 years of industry and/or academic experience. The candidate must be able to teach undergraduate level courses in statics, surveying, structural design and analysis, and graduate level courses in structural engineering, including bridge design, seismic design, advanced design of reinforced concrete structures, and steel structures. The candidate must be able to effectively communicate with students and manage classes with different sizes.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -Civil Engineering or Related Field
Doctorate -Civil Engineering or Related Field
Applicants must have a MS degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
Applicants must have more than 2 years of teaching experience in engineering
Applicants must have strong oral and written communication skills
Applicants are expected to work well in a team setting and be highly self-motivated
Applicants must have experience in class settings of different sizes
Ideal candidate would have a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on structural and with survey experience.
Required Application Materials
Applicants are required to submit:
a Cover Letter
a teaching statement
a DEI statement
three references with contact information
For full consideration, applications should be received before May 4, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until position is filled.
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Civil and Environmental engineering is organized to create a welcoming/inclusive campus community for students by collaborating with faculty, staff and students to develop programs and resources that will support curricular and co-curricular success and to prepare students to succeed academically and professionally.
The CEE Department is centered around civil engineering and environmental engineering degree programs. Some specialized disciplines include structures, pavements, geotechnical, environmental, transportation, water resources, and energy/sustainability. The department currently has 28 tenure-system faculty members, with approximately 700 undergraduate and 145 graduate students. Degrees are offered at BS, MS, and PhD levels.
MSU enjoys a park-like campus with some outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing, adjacent to the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 541,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. Michigan State University is proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual-career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU’s dual-career support can be found at https://worklife.msu.edu/dual-career. Information about WorkLife at MSU and the College of Engineering can be found at https://worklife.msu.edu/ and https://www.egr.msu.edu/about/resources/faculty-staff/worklife-at-engineering.
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