Professor - Civil Engineering #442220

Lamar University

United States

June 3, 2022

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Classification Title Position Title Professor - Civil Engineering #442220 FTE 1.00 FLSA Salary Commensurate Job Summary/Basic Function

About This Role:

Lamar University invites applications at the rank of associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) in the Lamar University College of Engineering. We are in search of candidates who are enthusiastic in building a successful academic career while assisting the CEE Department in fulfilling its educational missions and expanding its research programs.

About the CEE Department and the College of Engineering

The CEE Department offers six degree programs at Lamar University including the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE, ABET accredited), the Master of Science In Environmental Engineering (MSEV), the Master of Science In Environmental Studies (MSVS), the Master of Engineering (ME), the Master of Engineering Sciences (MES) and the Doctor of Engineering (DE) with civil and environmental engineering focuses. Currently, the CEE Department has about 130 undergraduate and 40 graduate students. The Department is one of the five engineering departments in the College of Engineering. More information is available online at https: // engineering.lamar.edu/ and https: // engineering.lamar.edu/civil/

Who We Are: Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.

Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

Benefits – Job Perks: At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • State of Texas Retirement plans
  • Tuition reimbursement for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
  • Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience)

    What You'll Need to Succeed:

    To be successful in this role and a great addition to our team we need you to come with the following:

    Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):

  • Candidates must have a doctoral degree in civil engineering, or closely related field.
  • The candidate should be experienced in water resource, environmental engineering, and resiliency as the position would include research in the newly forming Center for Resiliency at Lamar.
  • The areas of expertise for teaching should be in a variety civil engineering courses that includes, but is not limited to, introduction to civil engineering, engineering graphics, statics, professional seminar/ethics, senior capstone design, fluid mechanics at the undergraduate level and several graduate courses covering topics on water resources, environmental engineering, and resiliency.
  • The candidate should have a strong record of student engagement and successful teaching practices using high impact pedagogies.
  • The candidate should also have experience with ABET accreditation, student assessment, and have administrative experience in STEM education.
  • A successful candidate must have a track record in producing research output as demonstrated in refereed publications.
  • A strong commitment to working with diverse constituencies in teaching innovation, interdisciplinary research or outreach is required.
  • An ability to obtain external funding from local/regional/federal grant agencies is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills are critical.
  • Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    In addition to the amazing qualifications and experiences listed above, if we had our say, we would also look for:

  • Prior professional/industrial experience, registration as a professional engineer (PE), or being on-track to obtain PE licensure is preferred.
  • Certification Required Key Competencies Physical Requirements Work Hours Job Conditions EEO Statement

    Lamar 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.

    Veteran's Preference

    Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

    Security Sensitive Statement

    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Lamar Expectation of Quality

    Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.

    Essential Functions

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/03/2022

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // jobs.lamar.edu/postings/11098

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to jobs4vets@lamar.edu a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. opm.gov/forms/pdffill/sf15.pdf to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
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  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
  • Miscellaneous
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