Assistant/Associate Geotechnical Professor

Fargo, ND
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Dec 04, 2017
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering ( CEE ) at North Dakota State University ( NDSU ) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Geotechnical Engineering effective Fall 2018. Exceptional candidates with significant prior experience will also be considered for the rank of Associate Professor. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated research capability in innovative experimental and/or theoretical research that will enable development of a sponsored research program and a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For a detailed position description and to apply, please visit

Minimum Qualifications:
• B.S. in Civil Engineering and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related fields.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work in multidisciplinary collaborative teams.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent communication skills.
• Exceptional research record
• Potential to obtain federal grants.
• Ability to bring a diverse perspective to the department.
• Professional engineering license.

Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:
1) Cover Letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Teaching Philosophy
4) Research Plan: statement of research interests
5) Document 1: names and contact information for three references

Screening will begin February 1, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Plan
  5. Other Document 1
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 2
  2. Other Document 3
  3. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  4. Veterans Administration Letter

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