Civil & Environmental Engineering
The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a full-time Teaching Academic Staff position to start in August 2013 or January 2014.
Applicants must have
- A B.S.in civil engineering or a closely related field, plus a professional engineering license with industry experience in structural engineering, or
- 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:
- An M.S. in civil engineering with a structural engineering emphasis and a professional engineering license with industry experience in structural engineering.
- A background in structural design of wood and/or steel structures, through industry experience, research, or post-graduate coursework.
- Teaching experience at the university level.
- 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 undergraduate structural engineering courses in a student-centered environment. The assigned course load will be four courses per semester with no advising or other responsibilities typically assigned to tenure-track faculty members.
The preferred start date is August 20, 2013. This will be an academic-year appointment with possibility of renewal.
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). These five documents must be submitted using the online application process.
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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To ensure full consideration, submit application by March 15, 2013; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering 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.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at http://www.platteville.com/
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. 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.
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