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Open Lecturer Position

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), invites applications for a lecturer position in environmental engineering and water resources to begin January 1, 2018. Salary is nationally competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position will be a non-tenure track, renewable, 9-month appointment, with opportunity to teach additional courses during the summer. Opportunity for promotion to senior lecturer and distinguished lecturer through a career track is available. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tennessee is comprised of ten colleges and schools and is the state’s land grant and flagship research institution. The university enrolls approximately 28,000 students (22,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate and professional students.) The Tickle College of Engineering recruits outstanding students. Entering freshman have an average composite ACT score of 29. Our students are engaged in co-ops and internships, study abroad, undergraduate research, the Cook Grand Challenge Honors Program, and student chapters of several professional societies.

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is located in the state-of-the-art John D. Tickle Engineering Building. The full-time faculty of the department consists of 22 tenure-line faculty and two lecturers. It offers baccalaureate, masters, and Ph.D. degrees with concentrations in environmental engineering, water resources, structures, construction, transportation, geotechnical and infrastructure materials, and public works. The successful candidate will be dedicated to enhancing the quality of the department’s teaching mission.

Required Qualifications:

• Earned doctorate in Civil/Environmental Engineering or closely related field

• Earned doctorate in Civil/Environmental Engineering or closely related field

• Ability to demonstrate exceptional teaching ability in the environmental engineering and water resources areas at the undergraduate and graduate levels

• Must be eligible to work in the US.

Desired Qualifications:

• Teaching experience

• Ability to teach other undergraduate classes within the department

• Professional experience in engineering practice including design

• Registration as a professional engineer

• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of environmental engineering and water resources and other courses as needed. The successful candidate is expected to teach three classes per semester (six classes per year)

Duties:

• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of environmental engineering and water resources and other courses as needed. The successful candidate is expected to teach three classes per semester (six classes per year)

• Full engagement with the students, faculty, and programs of the department through participation in faculty meetings and committees, program development, student extracurricular activities, etc.

Application Procedure: Applications should include: (1) a letter of interest addressing qualifications and teaching interests, (2) a comprehensive curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information (address, phone number, and e-mail address) of five references. Please send a single pdf file as an e-mail attachment to: Search Committee Chair CEEfacultysearch@utk.edu . Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Qiang He (qhe2@utk.edu).

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865)974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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