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Assistant Professor - Civil Engineering

University Of Wisconsin-Platteville, Platteville, WI

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Job Summary The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor in structural or geotechnical engineering to start in August, 2017.


  • PhD in civil engineering or closely related field required by the start date
  • Ability to teach undergraduate courses in structural or geotechnical engineering as well as other civil engineering-related courses
  • Progress towards becoming a registered professional engineer
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to undergraduate education and teaching excellence
  • Willingness to work with students and faculty in a collegial environment
  • Some teaching experience (serving as a TA counts)

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience
  • A Professional Engineering license
  • Experience with discipline-relevant computer software

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Teach introductory junior-level classes and design-focused senior level classes in structural and/or geotechnical engineering. Applicants must also have the ability to teach other civil engineering related courses (for example Statics or Introduction to Infrastructure.)
  • Provide academic advising to approximately 40-50 students.
  • Participate in scholarly and professional development activities that will enhance teaching effectiveness. Examples of such activities include technical discipline-specific research, engineering education research, and professional consulting. Ideally, these activities will include direct undergraduate student involvement.
  • Participate in department, college, and university service.
  • Participate in ABET accreditation and assessment efforts.
  • Office Hours (from handbook) All full-time instructional staff must allocate 10 hours per week outside of class for student engagement with at least five (5) hours reserved for meeting students in the instructor's office.
  • Class Attendance Grades (some information in handbook https://www.uwplatt.edu/employee-handbook/responsibilities-faculty-and-academic-staff)

To Ensure Consideration:

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017. However, applications will be accepted until the search has been completed.  For complete information and application go to http://www.uwplatt.edu/employment-opportunities. AA/EEO Employer.


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Req Num 492485
ID 359231
Platteville, WI
Positions 1
Full Time
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