Michigan State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, invites applications for a three-year fixed-term teaching specialist position in Civil Engineering beginning August 28, 2023. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching one class per semester in 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 2 to 4 years of industry and/or academic experience. The candidate must be able to teach undergraduate level courses in statics, surveying, structural design and analysis, and graduate level courses in structural engineering, including bridge design, seismic design, advanced design of reinforced concrete structures, and steel structures. The candidate must be able to effectively communicate with students and manage classes with different sizes.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -Civil Engineering or Related Field
Doctorate -Civil Engineering or Related Field
- Applicants must have a MS degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
- Applicants must have strong oral and written communication skills.
- Applicants are expected to work well in a team setting and be highly self-motivated.
- Have more than 2 years of teaching experience in engineering.
- Experience in class settings of different sizes.
Required Application Materials
Applicants are required to submit:
- a cover letter
- a CV
- a teaching statement
- a DEI statement
- three references with contact information
For full consideration, applications should be received before August 28, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until position is filled.
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The MSU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has strong interdisciplinary research at the frontiers of knowledge, and first-class educational programs on a foundation of core civil and environmental engineering disciplines. The Department has 28 tenure-system faculty members with strong research programs across all major areas of civil and environmental engineering, and annual research expenditures of about $7M. The Department has accredited B.S. degree programs in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. The current enrollment is approximately 145 full-time graduate students and 600 undergraduate students. For additional information about the Department, please visit https://www.egr.msu.edu/cee/.
MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing and the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 470,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. The MSU Civil and Environmental Engineering is committed to amplifying perspectives and stories by underrepresented and oppressed communities through engineering foundations and creating an inclusive environment for meaningful dialogue about ideas leading to solutions. Information about Work Life at MSU can be found at https://worklife.msu.edu/.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.