The Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the area of Geotechnical Engineering.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Civil Engineering, or a related discipline, and must have excellent teaching and communication skills. Industry experience is preferred and professional registration, or the ability to obtain registration within two years of appointment, is required. The appointment begins 1 August 2018.
The department is ABET accredited in Civil Engineering and VMI is a public, four-year undergraduate military college for men and women (1700 students). The successful candidates will be expected to teach a variety of basic engineering and junior and senior design courses, advise/supervise students, and engage in scholarly and/or professional activity. Performance is evaluated on the basis of 1) teaching, 2) scholarly engagement, 3) professional citizenship, and 4) cadet development. More information about VMI can be found at http://www.vmi.edu and a description of the academic program and faculty expectations can be viewed in the VMI Faculty Handbook.
Applicants should include in their response a detailed curriculum vita, a clear statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of scholarly and professional interests, and a list of at least three references with email addresses and phone numbers.
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitud...es of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.