Civil & Environmental Engineering

Job Details:
The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a full-time Lecturer to start in August 2014. The preferred start date is August 19, 2014. This will be an academic year appointment with possibility of renewal.

Applicants must have
  1. A civil engineering or a closely related field, plus a professional engineering license with industry experience in structural engineering, or
  2. An M.S. in civil engineering with a structural engineering emphasis.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Preference will be given to those applicants with some or all of the following:
  1. An M.S. in civil engineering with a structural engineering emphasis and a professional engineering license with industry experience in structural engineering.
  2. A background in structural design of wood and/or steel structures, through industry experience, research, or post-graduate coursework.
  3. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  4. Experience with structural analysis software and other commonly used engineering software such as Microsoft Excel and Mathcad.

The primary responsibility of the position is to teach a full course load of undergraduate structural engineering courses in a student-centered environment, with no expectation for professional development or university service.

Department Information:
The CEE Department has 12 full-time tenure/tenure track positions and graduates approximately 80 students each year. The department offers ABET accredited undergraduate degrees in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Civil Engineering has emphasis areas of Construction, Environmental, Geotechnical, Municipal, Structural, and Transportation.

Campus Information:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Special Notes:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

To Ensure Consideration:
To ensure full consideration, submit application by February 21, 2014; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Complete applications must be submitted via the online application system to receive consideration.

To Apply:
Submit 1) a letter of application addressing all qualifications; 2) a resume; 3) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; 4) contact information for three professional references, preferably including references who can address potential teaching effectiveness; 5) copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).

Questions may be addressed to:
Matthew W. Roberts, Ph.D., P.E.
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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