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Teaching Assistant Professor

Apply now Department: 3670045060 Civil Engineering
Job no: 515960
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Engineering
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The successful candidate will teach courses in the geotechnical engineering area and other department service courses as needed.  Will direct and oversee duties of graduate teaching assistants and laboratory sections in the geotechnical area, maintain and upgrade laboratory curriculum, support recruitment events in the College of Engineering (COE) (senior, scholarship and transfer days), advise civil engineering students, serve on departmental and COE committees, and ASCE student chapter advising.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering or related fields
  • Ability to effectively engage students outside class such as during advising sessions or as a faculty advisor to student competition teams or organizations
  • Prior experience with classroom instruction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience teaching geotechnical courses at the university level
  • Industry experience
  • Professional engineering licensure or the ability to attain

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of teaching philosophy
  3. Contact information of at least three (3) professional references, whom the search committee may contact.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

Commensurate with qualifications 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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