Kansas State University Libraries Teaching Assistant Professor (Civil Engineering) in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role:

The Department of Civil Engineering at Kansas State University seeks to fill a 9-month term Teaching Assistant Professor position to teach engineering materials (CE 641), engineering mechanics (CE 333, CE, 530, CE 533, and CE 534), introductory civil engineering undergraduate classes, such as graphics (CE 202), etc. and to support existing research projects involving asphalt materials. The position also involves some departmental service in addition to the teaching and research aspects. A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related field is required and must be conferred prior to the start of the Fall 2018 semester. A strong record demonstrating teaching experience in the field of engineering mechanics and materials as well as demonstrated experience with asphalt research is preferred. Screening of applications will begin on April 28, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University is the first Land Grant University in the United States. Founded in 1907, the Department of Civil Engineering at K-State is located in the College of Engineering on the main campus in Manhattan, KS. The department's undergraduate program is ABET accredited with approximately 236 undergraduate students, 66 graduate students. The department offers undergraduate degree specializations in Construction, Environmental, Geotechnical, Transportation, and Structural engineering. Total research expenditures for the department exceed $3 million annually. The department is located in Fiedler and Engineering Halls, which are equipped with state-of-the-art research laboratories, classrooms, and office spaces. The Civil Engineering Department has internationally recognized ASCE and Chi Epsilon Student Chapters. Additional information is available at www.ce.ksu.edu

The College of Engineering at Kansas State University is undergoing rapid expansion and is adding 35 additional faculty over a five-year period. The college is the largest and most comprehensive engineering college in Kansas, with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students.

Kansas State University, with its enrollment of approximately 23,000 students, is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive Institution and has declared its goal to be a top-50 public research university by 2025. K-State has been selected as the future home of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF); this $1.25 billion research facility will provide research infrastructure to protect the country’s food supply and agriculture economy. The College of Engineering is located on the main K-State campus in Manhattan, KS. Manhattan is a family-friendly and safe community of 50,000 nestled in the scenic Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas. Manhattan offers affordable housing, outstanding schools, excellent parks and recreational facilities, an engaging cultural environment, and short commute times.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or allied field
  • Technically relevant US college-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with asphalt materials research

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of research objectives
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Contact information of at least 5 professional references, whom the search committee may contact

Screening of Applications Begins:

April 28, 2018 and continues until the position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$55,000 - $60,000

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670045060 Civil Engineering

Job no: 503621

Work type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Architecture / Construction / Planning, Education / Instructional, Engineering

Advertised: 16 Apr 2018 Central Daylight Time

Applications close: Open until filled