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Civil & Environmental Engineering - Assistant Professor (Coastal Geotechnical Engineering)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested candidates should submit an application package that includes a cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research interests, and the contact information for four references to https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of candidates for the position will begin January 22, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for the position is August 2018.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Civil & Environmental Engineering - Assistant Professor (Coastal Geotechnical Engineering)
Department CIVIL & ENVIRON ENGINEERING
Position Number F0763A
Job Description

The Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department at Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk, Virginia seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment in the area of coastal geotechnical engineering. Applicants with a background in geotechnical engineering focusing on the coastal/marine environment are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will contribute significantly to both the teaching and research missions of the
department and is expected to focus their activity in areas that complement the university’s research
efforts in climate change and sea level rise (http://www.odu.edu//research/initiatives/ccslri) working with the Center for Sea Level Rise (http://www.centerforsealevelrise.org/) and the resilience collaborative (https://www.odu.edu/impact/initiatives/resiliencecollaborative).

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Teaching duties will include traditional geotechnical engineering courses, as well as the development and introduction of new courses focusing on marine and coastal geotechnical engineering both on the
undergraduate and graduate level. Research areas that support the sea level rise initiative leading to more resilient coastal communities may include, but are not limited to, storm damage mitigation,
innovative geotechnical systems and/or materials development for applications to loads from natural or man-made hazards, resilient and sustainable infrastructure, port engineering, analysis and design of
structural support/foundation systems in the marine environment. A background in the geotechnical characteristics of marine sediments and support of energy development in the offshore environment is
also of interest.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

The position is expected to be filled at the level of Assistant Professor and the successful candidate is required to have a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a related area is required.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification

The successful candidate will be expected to either hold or be eligible to obtain licensure as a registered professional engineer (PE).

Preferred Qualifications
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 07/25/2018
Application Review Date 01/22/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Interested candidates should submit an application package that includes a cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research interests, and the contact information for four references to https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of candidates for the position will begin January 22, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for the position is August 2018.

Telework Friendly No
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor 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. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

College Home Page

http://www.odu.edu/eng

Department Home Page

http://www.odu.edu/cee

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • DiverseJobs.com
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Contact Information for Professional References
  6. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document