Assistant or Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Technology Point Park University Fall 2019
About the University:
Point Park University, a private coeducational institution located in downtown Pittsburgh, has an enrollment of approximately 4,000 full- and part-time students in more than 50 majors and concentrations. Founded in 1960 as Point Park College, it is known for providing its students with an experience that combines the liberal arts with career education. The University offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through its four academic schools.
The Department of Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Technology at Point Park University invites applications from accomplished, versatile, and enthusiastic engineering practitioners for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level. This position will support the bachelor of science program in civil engineering technology. The successful candidate will ideally be available to join the department for the fall 2019 term.
The primary duty of this position is developing and delivering lecture and laboratory courses in the civil engineering technology program. The ideal candidate will possess the versatility to teach in multiple areas of civil engineering technology, with opportunity to teach in the mathematics, physics, and engineering management programs on a limited basis.
Additional duties of this position include serving as the area coordinator for the Civil Engineering Technology program, advising students, participating in institutional service and governance, engaging in professional development, and furthering connections between the program and its external constituents. An essential component of institutional service is a commitment to outcomes-based education and participation in assessment of student learning according to ABET standards and practices.
The successful candidate will possess demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information clearly and effectively in oral, written, and digital forms. Because the University serves a large adult student population, courses are typically offered on an evening and weekend schedule, and the successful candidate must be available to teach at these times.
Applicants must hold an earned doctoral degree in civil engineering or a closely-related area. A substantive record of accomplishment in engineering is critical, with college-level teaching experience a plus. The successful candidate must be licensed as a professional engineer in at least one jurisdiction in the U.S.A. or Canada or be willing to pursue licensure in a timely manner after joining the faculty.
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation to Dr. Gregg Johnson, Chair, Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Technology department.Electronic submission of materials in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.docx) form is required and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the subject line of the email should state the position for which you are applying. Applications must be received by May 1, 2019. No phone calls please!
Applicants must have authorization to work in the United States and not require employer sponsorship.
Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 136339
About Point Park University
Founded in 1960, Point Park is a dynamic, urban university with a strong liberal arts tradition. Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, Point Park enrolls more than 4,200 full- and part-time students in approximately 100 undergraduate, master's and doctoral programs. Our students represent 49 states and 37 countries. Educating students in a diverse, urban environment and preparing graduates to apply knowledge to achieve their goals, advance their professions and serve their communities is our daily mission.