Instructor: Structural Engineering & Mechanics

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Summary    

The Department of Civil and Environmental (CEE) Engineering at Colorado State University invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time faculty Instructor in the area of structural engineering and mechanics. The role of this position is to support the educational mission of the CEE Department in providing high-quality instruction in undergraduate engineering. Specifically, the CEE Department offers a required core course in mechanics of solids in the undergraduate curriculums for students majoring in CEE and other degree programs within the College of Engineering, such as Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. Also, the curriculum for students majoring in Civil Engineering (CE) includes both concrete and steel design.

The primary purpose of this Instructor position is to support the CEE Department’s teaching of courses in mechanics of solids, concrete design, and steel design. This Instructor position also will be required to teach/co-teach other courses, including but not limited to the freshman introductory courses in CEE, civil engineering materials, structural analysis, and/or senior design. The Instructor will join a collegial group of committed faculty, will teach/co-teach a maximum of three academic courses per semester, and is expected to provide guidance and leadership for undergraduate education within these areas.

Required Job Qualifications    

Candidates must have (1) earned BS and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, and/or Structural Engineering, (2) documented experience and/or evidence of the ability to teach undergraduate engineering courses in structural engineering and mechanics, (3) a demonstrable commitment to high-quality undergraduate engineering education in the classroom, and (4) licensure as a Professional (Civil) Engineer (PE).

Preferred Job Qualifications    

Although not required, licensure as a Structural Engineer (SE) is desired. The position reports to the Head of the CEE Department.

Background Check Policy Statement    

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement    

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.