The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in structural or geotechnical engineering at the assistant professor level to start in August, 2017. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the search has been completed.
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.)
Potentially also develop and/or teach graduate courses.
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.
PhD in civil engineering or closely related field required by the start date
Ability to teach primarily 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)
A Professional Engineering license
Experience using and teaching discipline-relevant computer software
The Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department has 12 full-time tenure/tenure-track positions and graduates approximately 100 students each year. The department offers ABET accredited undergraduate degrees in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. As a result of a curriculum reform effort, the department infuses infrastructure design, management, and maintenance as themes ...throughout both programs. The University of Wisconsin - Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls approximately8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin. The city of Platteville has a population of approximately 11,000, and is a livable, friendly, and affordable community located 70 miles southwest of Madison in scenic southwest Wisconsin.The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment at UW-Platteville will require a criminal background check.