The Civil & Environmental Engineering Department invites applications for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure track position in the structures area of Civil Engineering. The position is renewable beyond the first year at the Institute’s discretion. Candidates must have excellent teaching and communication skills. Industry experience and professional registration is preferred. 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). All 1700 students live on campus and about 50% commission in the US Armed Forces. Faculty wear uniforms but no prior service is required. Lexington, population 7,000, is also home to Washington and Lee University and offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere in a pleasant, rural setting.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses each semester at various undergraduate levels and advise/supervise students. Engagement in scholarly activity will not be required. Performance is evaluated on the basis of teaching and cadet development. More information about VMI can be found at 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 three letters of recommendation.
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.