Teaching

Job Type
Faculty
Job Rank
Lecturer
Job Institution
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Job Description

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is seeking applications for a full-time lecturer in environmental engineering and water resources to begin August 1, 2023. We welcome applications from highly qualified individuals with a passion for engineering education, teaching, and student engagement and mentoring. Salary and benefits are nationally competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position is a non-tenure track, renewable, 9-month appointment, with opportunities for research or to teach additional courses each summer. The successful candidate is expected build an exceptional record of accomplishment in teaching and student engagement, leading to career-track promotions to senior lecturer and distinguished lecturer.
The successful candidate will join other members of the faculty in offering and supporting current degree programs and supporting a new BS degree program in Environmental Engineering, currently in the planning stages. The department has 24 tenure-line faculty lines and 3 non-tenured full-time teaching faculty and offers baccalaureate, masters, and PhD degrees with concentrations in construction, environmental, geotechnical and materials, structures, transportation, and water resources engineering. The successful candidate will join a community of innovators in engineering education both in the department and in The Tickle College of Engineering and will be supported through a strong commitment to faculty development.
UTK is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. The University welcomes and honors people of all races, genders, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. The university has established a number of policies to promote work-life balance and support the professional development and overall well-being of faculty. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Asheville, Atlanta, and Nashville. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people.

Responsibilities
•Teaching three to four courses per semester. Faculty teaching assignments across the department are made with consideration given both to departmental needs and teaching interests of the faculty member. The ideal candidate will have the flexibility, interest, and qualifications to teach courses in both environmental engineering and water resources. Immediate teaching priorities are:
*Undergraduate courses in environmental engineering and water resources
*Environmental Engineering capstone design
Longer term teaching needs may include:
*Civil and Environmental Engineering laboratories
*Professional writing and oral communication
*Graduate-level courses in their area of specialization
Full engagement with the students, faculty, and programs of the department through participation in faculty meetings and committees, program development, student extracurricular activities, etc.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit 1) an application letter addressing qualifications, motivation, and teaching interests, 2) a complete curriculum vitae, and 3) the names and contact information (names, affiliation, email, and telephone number) for five references using the following link http://apply.interfolio.com/118554 Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Jon Hathaway, Chair of the Search Committee (voice: 865-974-6058; email: hathaway@utk.edu). Applications will be reviewed beginning January 23 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications
•Earned doctorate in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, or closely related field at the time the position is filled
•Ability to develop a diverse teaching portfolio of lecture, design, and laboratory courses in environmental and water resources engineering
•Exceptional communication skills and strong motivation to work collaboratively
•Eligibility to work in the US
•Registration as a professional engineer or ability to become registered within four years