Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

Job posting number: #7116198

Posted: November 16, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary:
The College of Engineering at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is inviting applications for a tri-partite, full-time, tenure-track Faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering. The successful applicant will begin in August 2023.
The UAA Civil Engineering (CE) department within the College of Engineering (CoEng) The Anchorage campus offers a full complement of programs and courses, including in high-demand fields such as engineering, health, business, and education, as well as in the liberal arts and sciences. UAA career and technical education programs align with Alaska’s core industries, such as engineering, aviation, oil, and gas and supports two growing programs: Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science (MS) in Civil Engineering. There are approximately 180 undergraduate students enrolled in the ABET-accredited BS Civil Engineering program and 30 students in the MS Civil Engineering program. The CE department and the College of Engineering have strong ties with local industry, providing exceptional opportunities for community-engaged projects. The CE department also has an active and growing externally-funded research program, with strength in each sub-discipline. The University of Alaska Anchorage prides itself in providing faculty with the tools and opportunities necessary to achieve excellence in teaching, research, and service while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. For more information, please visit:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, conduct research, advise undergraduate students, supervise graduate students, participate in departmental meetings, and take an active role in professional, community, and university service. This position will place more emphasis on research, particularly funded research.

Desired Qualifications: Excellent candidates in all areas of environmental engineering will be considered; however, preference will be given to candidates who have:

experience in teaching undergraduate/graduate courses;
motivation to teach courses in innovative ways and facilitate distance learning;
registered as a Professional Engineer, or have the ability to become registered within five years after the starting date; and
industry experience in engineering or related fields.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related field by time of hire, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be capable of teaching courses in the undergraduate and graduate Civil Engineering degree programs. A solid proven record in publications, experience in conducting funded research (local and national and/or international), and community engagement is highly desirable.

It is expected that the finalist’s appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor rank, but outstanding candidates will be considered for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank.

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Job posting number:#7116198
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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