Assistant Teaching Professor

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job # 075668 Job Title Assistant Teaching Professor Location Syracuse University Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours

As determined by Chair

Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

Syracuse University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering ( CEE ) is
seeking candidates to fill a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position with an emphasis on structural engineering and civil infrastructure design. The expected start date for this position is August 2021. The appointment is for a period of three years, with the possibility of renewal.

The successful candidate will contribute to the CEE Department’s educational missions by engaging in teaching of general undergraduate courses as well as structural engineering graduate courses. They are also required to advise and work with students on projects, serve on Department and College committees, participate in course and curriculum development, and assist with student recruitment and retention. In addition, they are expected to assume an administrative role in leading the department’s ABET accreditation process and to assist with preparation for Middle States accreditation. Candidates who hold professional licensure (e.g., PE, SE, LEED ) or have relevant industry background are particularly welcomed.

The CEE Department at Syracuse University currently has 18 faculty members engaging in teaching and research in the areas of construction, environmental, geotechnical, and structural engineering. There are approximately 230 undergraduate and 100 graduate students in our civil and environmental programs. Our department offers ABET accredited B.S. degrees in both Civil and Environmental Engineering, as well as Middle States accredited M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Department also has a joint graduate level certificate program in Public Infrastructure Management and Leadership with Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.

This position offers a competitive salary, an attractive benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. Syracuse University is strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity. Women and members of minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


A doctoral degree with experience in teaching general undergraduate courses and structural engineering graduate courses.

Job Specific Qualifications

Applicants should be familiar with the ABET and Middle States accreditation processes and possess some administrative experience. Those who hold a professional license are especially welcomed


Develop and teach general undergraduate courses and structural engineering graduate courses. Play a lead role in preparing review materials for ABET accreditation and assist with Middle States accreditation. Serve on Department and College committees and assist with student recruitment and retention. Hold regular office hours. Advise and work with students on projects. Work with students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds to advance the educational goals of the Department.


Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

For full consideration applicants must complete an online faculty application and provide
contact information for three professional references. In addition, applicants must attach the following documents:

Cover letter
Statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy
Statement on diversity and inclusion ( in other document).
Sample teaching and other supporting materials (e.g., course syllabi, teaching evaluations) may also be submitted.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Quick Link Job Posting Date 04/22/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled No Priority Consideration Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants

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