Villanova University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering seeks a diverse pool of candidates for a full-time non-tenure track assistant professor position in civil engineering starting in the fall 2018 semester. The Department is recognized as a national leader in providing a distinctive broad-based civil engineering education grounded in Augustinian Catholic values, encouraging our students to have a strong commitment to service, and performing high-quality scholarly research.
The Department has sixteen full-time faculty members (including three current full-time non- tenure track faculty), approximately 225 undergraduate students, and 110 graduate students. Degree programs offered through the Department include B.S. (Civil Engineering), M.S. (Civil Engineering and Water Resources/Environmental), and Ph.D. degrees. We are acknowledged as a premier program known for our outstanding pedagogy and curricula, international opportunities, and personal attention to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department is looking for a versatile faculty member that can contribute to and enhance our undergraduate program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate courses, including the Mechanics sequence (i.e., Statics, Strength of Materials, and Fluid Mechanics), CEE Fundamentals, Engineering Economics, Graphical Communications, Capstone Design and Professional Practice, and introductory freshman courses. A typical teaching load is 12 contact hours (four course sections) per semester with three preparations. The Department has built excellent infrastructure to support teaching, including soils, structural, environmental, transportation, fluids, and water resources laboratories. In addition, the campus is home to multiple instrumented stormwater control measures that form an outdoor laboratory. Additional laboratory facilities maintained by other departments within the College of Engineering are also available for multi- and cross-disciplinary collaborative work.
Requirements include a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (must be completed at the time of hire), relevant engineering work experience, professional registration or work towards professional registration, a dedication to teaching excellence, and a commitment to impactful engineering service. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to advise students and perform service within the academic community.
Applications must be completed online at https://jobs.villanova.edu/ (Posting number 2017433F). Application packages must include curriculum vitae; academic transcripts; statements on teaching philosophy, specialty interests, design experience, and potential contributions to the University mission; and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Villanova University is ranked #46 among the nation’s best colleges and universities by US News & World Report in its 2018 “Best Colleges” rankings. The university is located 12 miles from Philadelphia along the historic Main Line. From its founding in 1842 to its position today as a leading Roman Catholic university, Villanova University has forged a path of academic excellence.
Villanova is sp...onsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of the University’s mission. Villanova is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering values dynamic and diverse faculty members who are committed to teaching, scholarship, and service — and who can contribute to the University’s conversation regarding truth, community, values, and social justice.