Civil Engineering, Assistant Professor

Thursday, October 6, 2016
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Civil Engineering, Assistant Professor
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Florida Gulf Coast University
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Location: Fort Myers, Florida, United States, 33965

As the Civil Engineering, Assistant Professor you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

The U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering is dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers who are committed to innovative delivery of instruction that results in improved student learning; to using technology, including distance learning, effectively; to engaging in scholarly and service activities; and to engaging in a continuous and outcomes-based assessment process.

Civil engineering faculty will be responsible for teaching appropriate, assigned undergraduate and graduate engineering courses, including discipline-specific civil engineering courses.

Required Qualifications: An earned Doctorate from an accredited institution or equivalent accreditation in civil or environmental engineering or a closely related field of Engineering. ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by August 7, 2017. If successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level on a fixed contract. Preferred Qualifications: Professional registration or licensing or the ability to become registered is preferred. Expertise in water resources engineering and related fields including surface and groundwater hydrology, water quality modeling, coastal and estuarine hydraulics, sustainable development of water resources and water infrastructure. A rank-appropriate record of educational and/or scientific publication in scholarly journals and/or industrial experience (pertinent to one or more of the areas of interest listed above). Successful candidates must be able to teach new and/or existing courses in civil/environmental engineering (fluid mechanics, hydrology, hydraulics and water resources design) as well as in general engineering topics. Skills for working in a rapidly developing regional comprehensive university with a focus on creating a student learning environment among diverse academic disciplines.

Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the college and university.

Special Instructions: Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2017.

Civil/Environmental engineering faculty members will work closely with the Chair of the Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so.  Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

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Florida Gulf Coast University is a young, dynamic institution of higher learning located in sunny Southwest Florida. In less than 20 years, FGCU had made an incredible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area's economy and a central hub for the community. Our campus and community serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the region. As an employee of our faculty team, support staff or administration, you will help foster this vision and continue to help positively impact the lives of our students and community.

Inspiring those who inspire others; that's the FGCU effect.

In addition to an exciting work environment, FGCU offers exceptional benefits packages including thirteen (13) paid holidays per year, tuition vouchers for employees and/or dependents, and generous leave accrual. For more information, click here:

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