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Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The anticipated starting date is August 15, 2017. Applications will be accepted through November 15, 2016. Salary and other benefits are competitive and commensurate with background and experience. A complete application consists of a: • Letter of interest • Curriculum vitae • Statement of teaching philosophy and research objectives • List of three references Apply online at https://jobs.lmu.edu/. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Jeremy Pal, Chair of the Search Committee at jpal@lmu.edu.

Position Information

Position Information

Requisition Number: 0171009
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Civil Engineering
College: Seaver College of Science & Engineering
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science
Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Work Status: Full-time Regular
Faculty Announcement:

Loyola Marymount University, Seaver College of Science and Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science

The Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science (CEES) at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position for the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidates are sought with expertise in geotechnical, structural and/or geomatics engineering; candidates holding expertise in other areas of civil and environmental engineering may also be considered.

The CEES department has a rich tradition of teaching excellence dedicated to offering our students a balance of both the practical and theoretical aspects of civil engineering and environmental science. The department serves approximately 120 undergraduates and 20 graduate students, and offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and Master of Science degrees in Engineering (specializing in environmental and water-resources engineering) and Environmental Science. Currently, there are 7 professors and 1 visiting professor in the department. Undergraduate areas of emphasis include geotechnical, structural, environmental, and water resources engineering. See http://cse.lmu.edu/department/civilengineering for additional information.

Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include teaching, research, and service to the profession and university community. Ideal candidates will:
• Have a completed or nearly-completed Ph.D. in civil engineering or related field;
• Pursue professional licensure and/or professional experience;
• Embrace and foster LMU’s diverse community of students, faculty & staff;
• Teach classes in general and civil engineering at the undergraduate level within and outside of their primary areas of expertise and potentially at the graduate level;
• Promote community-based learning and guide students in the integration of engineering and social justice where feasible; and
• Develop an effective research agenda involving undergraduate students.

Required Education:

See Faculty Announcement

Special Instructions:

The anticipated starting date is August 15, 2017. Applications will be accepted through November 15, 2016. Salary and other benefits are competitive and commensurate with background and experience. A complete application consists of a:
• Letter of interest
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching philosophy and research objectives
• List of three references
Apply online at https://jobs.lmu.edu/. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Jeremy Pal, Chair of the Search Committee at jpal@lmu.edu.

Posting Date: 08/29/2016
Application Deadline Date: 11/15/2016

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. List of References
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Description of Research Projects
Optional Documents