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Visiting Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Civil & Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Bucknell University seeks applicants for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the area of structural engineering, starting in August 2020. The CEE Department offers B.S. and M.S. degree programs in civil engineering and environmental engineering and includes faculty in structural, geotechnical, transportation, environmental, water resources and construction engineering. This position is available as a result of a leave replacement, with possible reappointment pending Administrative approval. Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate or be ABD in civil engineering, architectural engineering, or a closely related engineering field, at time of appointment. 

The application materials of successful candidates will:

  • Articulate their plans to provide outstanding classroom and laboratory instruction in structural engineering, mechanics and design;
  • Describe how they will be able to contribute more broadly to the civil engineering curriculum by teaching core civil engineering courses, such as engineering materials,  probability and statistics, numerical methods, and/or graphics;
  • Describe their commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy and any relevant experience, expertise, or plans in these areas;


Applications must include a cover letter, a teaching statement (2 pages maximum), a research statement (2 pages maximum), and a current curriculum vitae. Applicants also must provide references upon request. Applications are only accepted through Bucknell's careers site. Please go to careers.bucknell.edu to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.

Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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