Description: A non-tenure-track teaching faculty position which will have primary responsibility for geotechnical course delivery within the department’s new Master of Engineering degree program. Class content will be aligned to both of this program’s optional academic tracks, including structural and environmental engineering. Additional course responsibilities may cover soil-structure dynamics, seismic response and resilient design, plus professional career development, as well as introductory geotechnical engineering for the department’s civil plus environmental engineering undergraduates.
Application Instructions: Applications must be submitted on-line at https://apply.interfolio.com/71112. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of related teaching experience and interests, and contact information for three references. Candidates are encouraged to apply by January 17, 2020, but applications will be accepted until this position is filled. Information regarding the University of Notre Dame is available at http://www.nd.edu, and specific information about the CEEES department is available at http://ceees.nd.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
Background Check: This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
A doctoral degree in geotechnical engineering or a closely related discipline is desirable, as well as a strong commitment to outstanding student teaching and advising. Alternative degree backgrounds may be considered contingent upon outstanding professional career experience. We are looking for faculty members who will actively support and help create a climate of excellence and diversity, and will contribute to the department's efforts to attract and retain a diverse student body.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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