PRINCE MOHAMMAD BIN FAHD UNIVERSITY

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Civil Engineering

Location
Saudi Arabia (SA)
Posted
01 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Civil Engineering 

DEPARTMENT     Civil Engineering
SCHOOL         College of Engineering
REPORTS TO         Department Chair; College Dean

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering at PMU invites applications for male and female faculty positions starting Fall semester 2019 at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED) 

Candidates must have their B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees to be all in civil engineering. The Ph.D. degree must be from a North American accredited institution. A proven US/Canada academic teaching, research and ABET experiences and professional registrations are expected. In order to apply for a position of Associate / Full Professor, candidates must provide a letter of promotion from an academic institution with a documented due process to the rank of Associate / Full Professor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General

  • To carry out the duties of the position in accordance with College values and standards and in line with College policies and procedures, upholding high professional standards and leading by example.
  • To work with our students as members of a learning community to provide world-class education and an excellent student experience.
  • To integrate the College value of inclusiveness into all appropriate aspects of the job, respecting the dignity and diversity of all members of the College community and of visitors to the College.
  • To promote the values of collegiality within the College community.

Teaching

  • To contribute at an appropriate level to school and faculty policy and practice in teaching.
  • To play a significant role in the design, development, and planning of courses and programs within the subject area as required.
  • To play a significant role in the review of courses and programs and in assessment, quality assurance, and quality enhancement as required.
  • To develop innovative approaches to learning and teaching as appropriate.
  • To provide timely feedback and assessment of coursework and examinations.
  • To provide general support and guidance to students, resolving issues and/or referring to specialist parties, where appropriate.

Scholarly and Professional Development and Service

  • To maintain an appropriate scholarly or professional development activity and to keep up to date with developments in the field as necessary to carry out the duties of the position.
  • To participate in the comprehensive advisement of students majoring in the College.
  • To contribute to the overall work of the College and/or equivalent external organizations by representing the institution and faculty on appropriate committees and groups.
  • To effectively contribute to the management and administrative processes and committee structures of the School, faculty, and College, as required.
  • To participate in, manage, or lead major initiatives or areas of work (as either sustained or one-time projects) that facilitate School, faculty, or College performance and accreditation, as required.
  • To participate in the recruitment, management, development, and mentoring of colleagues, as required. 
  • And to perform any and all other position-related duties as requested by Chair, Dean, Vice Rector, or Rector.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED) 

The following civil engineering areas of teaching and research experiences are identified:

  • Structures/Geotechnical
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Construction

The successful candidates will be expected to:

  • teach undergraduate courses
  • develop graduate courses and programs and
  • develop funded research programs

REMUNERATION AND BENEFITS  

PMU offers an income tax-free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience, including 12-month salary, PMU accommodation, annual vacation, and annual round-trip airfare to the home country, medical insurance and end of contract benefits.

HOW TO APPLY

Application to this position require a letter of interest, curriculum vita (include a recent photo; state citizenship; and links to Google Scholar & Scopus and  LinkedIn profile), unofficial copy of Ph.D. Diploma, statement of research and teaching interests and a portfolio (no more than 20 pages long) that includes representative professional work depicting evidence of research, teaching activities; a narrative of administrative and leadership philosophy including a statement of past and proposed efforts to enhance diversity as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references who may be contacted, with permission of the candidate, following initial evaluations by the search committee 

Positions advertised on our job website and can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

  • Please mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more inquiries about this position, please contact the following: (please mention the name of the source/website where you have seen this advertisement) 

Global Engagement:
Ms. Shazia Sammer
ssyed@pmu.edu.sa 

Ms. Tedda Jane Castro
tcastro@pmu.edu.sa 

Ms. Rania Sinno
rsinno@pmu.edu.sa 

CC: vacancies@pmu.edu.sa