Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering

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Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering

 

Job no: 510444
Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Civil Engineering
Applications Open: Sep 30 2021
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:  

The Francis College of Engineering is searching for outstanding candidates to fill a visiting faculty position in the area of environmental engineering for the spring 2022 semester. The college includes 130 faculty members, 30% of whom are women, and has over 3,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The University is located in the historic industrial city of Lowell, Massachusetts and serves the multicultural population of the Commonwealth. The College has been nationally recognized for its commitment to diversity by the American Society for Engineering Education.

UMass Lowell is a Carnegie Doctoral High Research (RU/H) university ranked in the top tier of US News' National Universities and is strategically located 30 miles northwest of Boston in the northeast Massachusetts high-tech region. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as in curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive and nurturing environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to this goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas.

Successful applicants will have opportunities to collaborate in research and teaching with faculty across our six departments. We value excellence and innovation in curriculum design and courses that promote experiential learning and professional skills for our students.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as in curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive and nurturing environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to this goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas. All applicants should include a statement of their efforts and vision on promoting diversity, inclusion, and women and minorities in engineering; and a statement of their teaching philosophy. 

 

Minimum Qualifications (Required): 

  • Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering, or closely related discipline at the time of appointment

**Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering should be capable of teaching courses at the undergraduate level such as: capstone design, biological processes in environmental engineering, air quality, fluid mechanics, and environmental engineering laboratory.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with experience in engineering education and design of effective and inclusive pedagogical approaches will be given strong consideration
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer and relevant industrial experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications received by October 23, 2021 will be considered in the first review of candidates.  However, later applications may be considered for these positions.  The position will close after an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

 

Please include the following required documents with your application:

  • CV   
  • Cover Letter
  • Include in evidence of teaching: syllabus, course description, class evaluation, etc.
  • Teaching Statement/Philosophy
  • Diversity Statement (Should include efforts and vision on promoting diversity, inclusion, and women and minorities in engineering).
  • Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.