Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer - Civil Engineering (up to 2 positions)
Santa Clara University
Department, Program, Center: Civil Engineering
Specialty or Subdiscipline:
College or School: School of Engineering
Purpose: The Department of Civil Engineering at Santa Clara University seeks applications for up to two academic year adjunct lecturers (AYALs) for the 2017-2018 academic year. The appointment may range from 50% to 100% FTE, depending on the applicant's specific skills/expertise and departmental needs.
Salary: Depending on qualifications; benefits eligible
Basic Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related field and/or equivalent professional experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching civil engineering to graduate or undergraduate students, and understanding of the Santa Clara teaching model.
Responsibilities: A. Teaching courses in civil engineering including lower division undergraduate courses (in areas such as computer applications, statics, and mechanics of materials), upper division undergraduate courses in one or more areas of expertise (in areas such as hydrology and water resources, and structural engineering), and possibly programming courses in computer engineering and graduate courses in civil engineering, including:a. Preparing for and conducting all assigned class meetings; b. Assigning and evaluating student work appropriately; c. Being available to students for consultation outside of class; d. Submitting electronic copies of each syllabus, including approved expected learning outcomes, and examinations to the Chair of the Department of Civil Engineering; e. Assigning student grades appropriately and submitting them to the Office of Student Records by the designated deadline; and f. Complying with university and school policies, including those delineated in the School of Engineering Term Faculty Handbook.B. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as assigned by the Chair of Civil Engineering or by the Dean of Engineering, including:a. Preparing and conducting review sessions for the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination. b. Attending departmental and school meetings, required trainings, and other events as requested.
Work Authorization: Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.Unless requested to do so, applicants should not send letters of reference or transcripts.
About Santa Clara University Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
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