Assistant Professor - Civil Engineering Technology
Farmingdale State College
Location: Farmingdale, New York
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
Farmingdale State College - Assistant Professor - Civil Engineering Technology
Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master's in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC's strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.
Farmingdale State College is among the nation's fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.
Farmingdale State College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Civil Engineering Technology Department. The successful candidate will develop and deliver courses, primarily at the undergraduate level, in multiple areas of Civil Engineering Technology, including mechanics, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, water resources engineering, and/or transportation engineering. Teaching may also be required at the graduate level in related topics. Expectations of service include participation in student advisement, recruitment and other department activities. The candidate is also expected to engage with constituents involved in public works in the region, and to conduct applied research leading to publications.
The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills and must be committed to the continuous improvement process and the outcome-based assessment of the program to maintain specialized accreditation. Teaching assignments will include both day and evening classes, as well as possible online and/or hybrid course engagement. The Civil Engineering Department will be seeking ETAC/ABET accreditation for its Bachelor of Science degree programs in Civil Engineering Technology, and the successful candidate will be expected to significantly contribute to this process.
All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. Service includes advising students as well as serving on departmental and college-wide committees. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty and has potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.
The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:
Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
An earned PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.
A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
Excellent communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to conduct scholarship in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous industry or academic experience in Civil Engineering or a related field.
PE (Professional Engineer) license or ability to obtain licensure.
Previous college level teaching experience.
Prior experience in course and/or program development.
This is a full-time, 10 month, tenure track faculty position.
For the first 10 working days, beginning Thursday, September 16, 2021 and ending Wednesday, September 29, 2021, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Friday, October 15, 2021
SALARY: $70,000/year, may increase commensurate with experience
ANTICIPATED START DATE: January 1, 2022
The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.
VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION
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Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.
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To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.