Instructor

Texas Tech University School of Law

United States

July 21, 2022

Description

Lubbock

Instructor

29162BR

Civil Environ Construct Engineering

Position Description

Contributes to the university's mission through teaching and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering at Texas Tech University is seeking to hire instructors beginning Fall 2022. Individuals with experience in traffic operations, geotechnical engineering and pavement engineering are of particular interest. Individuals who can contribute to the incorporation of computational thinking, bio-inspired design and socio-technical systems concepts into the undergraduate curriculum are strongly encouraged to apply. The department is incorporating computational thinking, bio-inspired design and socio-technical systems concepts from the newly updated first-year engineering curriculum into the sophomore, junior and senior year courses.

Instructor appointments will not exceed a 75% FTE appointment level. Salary will be competitive. Instructor appointments will be for the 9-month academic year comprised of two long semesters (Fall and Spring). Instructors can choose to teach extra courses in the summer depending on identified teaching needs. Supplemental compensation for summer courses will be provided on a per- course basis as determined by the Dean of Engineering. Initial instructor appointments will be on fixed-term two-year appointments, with renewal for the second year dependent on annual evaluation by the department chair.

Organization

Texas Tech University

Required Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a PhD degree in civil engineering or a closely-related field. Ability to teach effectively.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Texas Tech University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

Safety Information

Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of all TTU employees.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

No

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload (preferably in PDF format) 1 a cover letter, 2 detailed curriculum vita, and 3 names, physical and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type

Part Time

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required

None

Shift

Day

Grant Funded?

No

Job Group

NonTenure track

EEO Statement

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Salary Grade

800

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