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(Archived) Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering

Last Updated: 1/21/22

Job Description

Visiting Professor in Environmental Engineering

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Job no: 511473
Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Civil & Environmental Eng
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Applications Open: Dec 21 2021
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The Francis College of Engineering is searching for outstanding candidates to fill a Visiting Faculty Position in Environmental Engineering. The college includes 130 faculty members, over 30% of whom are women, and has over 3,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. The University is located in the historic industrial city of Lowell, Massachusetts and serves the multicultural population of the Commonwealth. The College has been nationally recognized for its commitment to diversity by the American Society for Engineering Education.

UMass Lowell is a Carnegie Doctoral High Research (RU/H) university ranked in the top tier of US News' National Universities and is strategically located 30 miles northwest of Boston in the northeast Massachusetts high-tech region.

Successful applicants will have opportunities to collaborate in research and teaching with faculty across our six departments. We value excellence and innovation in curriculum design and courses that promote experiential learning and professional skills for our students.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering or a closely related discipline
  • Teach courses at the undergraduate level such as capstone design, biological processes in environmental engineering, air quality, fluid mechanic, and environmental engineering laboratory

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates with experience in engineering education and the design of effective and inclusive pedagogical approaches will be given strong consideration
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer and relevant industrial experience

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as in curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive and nurturing environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to this goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas. All applicants should include a statement of their efforts and vision on promoting diversity, inclusion, and women and minorities in engineering; and a statement of their teaching philosophy.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications received by March 1, 2022 will be considered in the first review of candidates. However, later applications may be considered for these positions. The position will close after an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

Please include the following required documents with your application:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Include in evidence of teaching: syllabus, course description, class evaluation, etc. (please upload all evidence of teaching documents into one file)
  • Teaching Statement/Philosophy
  • Diversity Statement (Should include efforts and vision on promoting diversity, inclusion, and women and minorities in engineering).
  • Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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