Apr 23, 2021

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering (705144)

  • State of Vermont
  • Northfield, VT 05663, USA

Job Description

Job DetailsJob Order Number705144Company NameNorwich UniversityPhysical AddressHuman Resources, 158 Harmon DriveNorthfield, VT 05663Job DescriptionAssistant Professor of Civil EngineeringAbout Norwich University:Founded in 1819, Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). Today we are a diversified academic institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificates to adult learners online and to Corps and civilian lifestyle students on campus.We are located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, only 20 minutes from the state capital, Montpelier, and three hours from Boston or Montreal.Our excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, group life, and disability insurances, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, an employee assistance program, paid time off, use of the University pool and fitness center, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members. Some employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program on their Federal Student Aid Direct Loan balance.Job Description:The David Crawford School of Engineering at Norwich University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, with a presumed start of July 1, 2021.We seek applicants with a Ph.D. and preferably registration as a P.E., in structural design or civil engineering or a closely related field. Successful candidates will be committed to delivering a high-quality undergraduate education and will pursue an active research agenda, as well as advising undergraduate students majoring in the disciplines of construction management and civil engineering.Primary teaching responsibility is for undergraduate civil engineering courses to include engineering mechanics and introductory structural engineering courses for architecture and construction management students, and engineering mechanics courses for civil and/or mechanical engineering students.Teaching assignments may also include structural engineering courses for civil engineering students, an introductory engineering design lab for 1st-year students, general engineering courses; or civil engineering labs, such as the Civil Engineering Materials Testing Lab.Responsibilities include related duties such as academic advising and advising of student organizations; serving on Department, College, and University committees; participation in student recruiting efforts; and other applicable duties as may be assigned.Professional development including scholarly and/or other peer-reviewed creative achievement is expected, and resources are available to encourage participation in scholarly endeavors.Requirements:Minimum requirements are a Ph.D. in civil engineering, structural engineering, or a closely related field. Candidates must have mastery of English and be able to evaluate student work grammatically as well as technically and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and advising.Candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach structural design courses will be favorably considered, as will candidates with a passion for whole-person education and demonstrated effective teaching experience.A record of effective prior teaching and the potential for scholarly/creative accomplishments that support appointment at the level of Assistant Professor are expected.Individuals with relevant practical experience in the fields of civil engineering and/or construction management are also highly preferred.Additional Information:Education in Civil Engineering and Construction at Norwich has a rich tradition dating back to the founding of our institution more than 200 years ago. The School of Engineering educates some 400+ undergraduates and we graduate 20-30 undergraduate civil engineers and a similar number of undergraduate construction managers, annually. Norwich’s diverse residential undergraduate student body includes 2500+ campus-based students organized in three colleges.Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at nuhr@norwich.edu for assistance.All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.Application Instructions:Please submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications, curriculum vitae, list of three references (including names, telephone numbers, postal and email addresses), and a completed Norwich University Employment application.Applications will be reviewed beginning December 21, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity. 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