Michigan State University (MSU), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), invites applications for a three-year fixed-term teaching specialist position in civil engineering beginning August 16, 2020. 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 3 to 5 years of industry and/or academic experience. The candidate must be able to teach senior level and graduate level courses in structural engineering, including bridge design, seismic design, advanced design of reinforced concrete structures, and prestressed concrete design. The candidate must be able to effectively communicate with students and manage classes with different sizes.
The CEE Department at MSU is organized around civil engineering and environmental engineering degree programs, and faculty members specializing in research sub disciplines including structures, pavements, geotechnical, environmental, transportation and water resources. The Department currently has 27 tenure-system faculty members, with approximately 600 undergraduate and 130 graduate students. Degrees in both civil engineering and environmental engineering are offered at the BS, MS and PhD levels.
MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is located in the city of East Lansing, adjacent to the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 450,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. The University is proactive about its obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and provides individual accessibility plans to students and employees with disabilities. Michigan State University is also proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career families, both inside and outside the University, and respects all family forms. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/. Information about WorkLife at MSU can be found at http://worklife.msu.edu/.
Masters -Civil Engineering
Doctorate -Civil Engineering
Candidates must submit an application for this position through: http://careers.msu.edu/.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy (limited to one page), and contact information for three references.
Review of applications for full consideration will begin on March 23, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
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