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University Lecturer or Senior University Lecturer

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Reports To:
Department Chair - Taha Marhaba

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Position Summary:
The John A. Reif, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ) has an opening at the level of university lecturer or senior university lecturer specializing in geotechnical engineering. The position requires responsibility in teaching introductory and advanced geotechnical engineering courses including laboratory courses. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to: undergraduate soil mechanics including laboratory course and foundation design and familiarity with specialized geotechnical engineering design software that is used to upload into Building Information Modeling (BIM). Expertise/experience/interest and ability to teach a variety of graduate courses such as engineering properties of soils, foundation design, geotechnical aspects of waste, soil dynamics, seepage, pavement designs, rock mechanics and geo-fabrics is required. The position also requires mentoring of civil engineering students in undergraduate and graduate research. It is preferable that candidates demonstrate this ability through previous experience and accomplishments.

Essential Functions:
-Teaching undergraduate and graduate Geotechnical Engineering courses. -Mentoring of civil engineering students in undergraduate and graduate research.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
A MS in Geotechnical Engineering is required and familiarity with associated software is essential.

Preferred Qualifications:
FE/PE in Civil Engineering with 10+ years of teaching and industrial experience is preferred. At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university and the SPHS Leadership Council, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

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