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Assistant/Associate Professor - Civil Engineering

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Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Civil Engineering
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
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General Summary of Position:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) is seeking to hire a full-time tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning 2020-2021 academic year. (Fall 2020)

The Department is looking for an individual with the dedication and commitment to research, teaching and service necessary to provide a high-quality education to its student body. The successful candidate should possess a record of proven success or commitment in obtaining external research funding; a strong research publication record; experience or willingness to teach a variety of geotechnical engineering courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, e.g. foundation engineering, soil behavior, soil engineering, ground improvement, soil dynamics; registration as a Professional Engineer or qualifications to obtain a P.E. registration; and the interest and commitment to work with diverse student and faculty populations.
UMass Lowell is a Carnegie Doctoral High Research (RU/H) university ranked in the top tier of US News' National Universities, and is strategically located 30 miles northwest of Boston in the northeast Massachusetts high-tech region. The University has approximately 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students, while the department has over 400 undergraduate and approximately 100 graduate students. An optional co-op program is available to undergraduate and graduate students. The undergraduate Civil engineering program is ABET-accredited and will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first graduating class in 2020.

UMass Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas.

For more information on our department at UMass Lowell, please visit our website at: https://www.uml.edu/engineering/civil-environmental/

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

• Earned doctoral degree in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical focus)
• The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Preferred Qualifications:

• Record of successful teaching experience at the college level
• Demonstrated excellence in research and publication

Additional Considerations:

• Commitment to develop and sustain a robust externally funded research program
• Dedication to teach undergraduate and graduate levels in Civil and Environmental Engineering
• Registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering (or the ability to become registered) is expected and relevant academic experience is desirable

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin as received and will continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

Please include a CV, cover letter, teaching statement/philosophy, evidence of teaching and research statement with your application.  Names and contact information for three references will be required at the time of application. 

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

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