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VAP -Structural Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

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

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Bucknell University seeks applicants for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the area of structural engineering, starting in August 2018. 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.

Applications must include a Bucknell-specific cover letter, teaching statement (2 page maximum), research statement (2 page maximum), and current curriculum vitae.

Within your application materials:

  1. Articulate your plans to provide outstanding classroom and laboratory instruction in core structural engineering and mechanics courses;
  2. Describe how you will be able to contribute more broadly to the civil engineering curriculum by teaching core civil engineering courses, such as numerical methods, graphics, or engineering materials; 

  3. Describe your commitment to diversity and inclusive pedagogy and any relevant experience, expertise, or plans in these areas.


Applicants also must provide references upon request. Applications are only accepted through Bucknell's career site.  Please go to careers.bucknell.edu to apply.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 


Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, 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. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America’s best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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