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Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Department of Chemical, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering
McNeese State University invites qualified applicants and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering in the Department of Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering. The Department of Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering supports the ABET accredited Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering concentration of the B.S. in Engineering degree. The Department also supports the Master of Engineering degree concentration in Chemical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management. This is a full-time, 9-month, unclassified, tenure-track position. The appointment begins in August 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

Teach a variety of basic undergraduate and graduate civil and general engineering courses such as soil mechanics, foundation design, highway design, construction materials, and surveying with GIS technologies. Supervise graduate and undergraduate students, contribute to scholarly work in Civil Engineering with funded research and/or laboratory enhancement, an expand the existing Civil Engineering curriculum by developing new courses that reflect the applicant’s professional interests and engage in professional service. The teaching load is 12 semester credit hours for Ph.D. degree holders or 15 semester credit hours for M.S. degree holders with other academic duties as assigned by the department head.

Qualifications:

Required: M.S. in civil engineering with a background in geotechnical engineering.

Preferred: Ph.D. in civil engineering with a background in Geotechnical Engineering, commitment to teaching excellence, industrial/consulting experience and professional registration.

Deadline:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials and Contact:

Applicants should electronically submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and contact information for three professional references for the application process to: Dr. Nikos Kiritsis, Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science by e-mail at nikosk@mcneese.edu .

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or cdo@mcneese.edu.

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.