Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
Apr 12, 2021
May 12, 2021
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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tennessee Tech University invites applications for a Lecturer in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources. This is a full-time, nine month, non-tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2021, and renewable based on satisfactory annual reviews, the needs of the department, and future funding.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in environmental engineering and water resources in addition to service to the department, university, and profession.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science from accredited institutions in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or closely related engineering field; excellent written and oral communication skills, and evidence of potential for excellence in teaching. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the University’s sponsorship.

Preferred qualifications include registration as a professional engineer (PE); a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or closely related engineering field; and experience teaching in higher education.

The department is home to approximately 310 undergraduate and 30 graduate students. A concentration and minor in Environmental Engineering will be offered beginning Fall 2021. More information about the department can be found at http://www.tntech.edu/cee.

All applicants will be required to apply online at https://jobs.tntech.edu and electronically upload a cover letter describing the candidate’s design and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references that will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter if selected for interview, and a copy of transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire). Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Review of applications begins May 16, 2021; open until filled.

Tennessee Tech provides impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service that creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness.

Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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