Assistant And Associate Professor Of Practice

George Washington University Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago


Posting Number: F001607 Academic Title:

Assistant and Associate Professor of Practice Rank: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Discipline Engineering Specialty:

Contract Type: Special Service Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific

Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2020 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The George Washington University invites applications for a specialized, non-tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice starting as early as fall 2020. Applications from women and under-represented minority groups are strongly encouraged.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach general civil engineering courses as well as courses in the areas of geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, and/or water resources engineering, at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate is also expected to be significantly involved in the Department's and School's activities such as curricular continuous improvement, outreach, and student mentoring.

Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum qualifications are: an earned Ph.D. in civil engineering or closely related fields and demonstrated expertise in one of the following areas of civil engineering: geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, and water resources engineering. Applicants must already hold a professional engineering (PE) license or be able to obtain one within the first two years of appointment.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information:

A major private research university situated in one of the nation's rapidly growing research, innovation, and technology centers, GW has an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students, distributed across the main campus in Washington, D.C., two campuses in the metropolitan area, and four off-campus centers.

The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at GW has been undergoing unprecedented growth in recent years. Within the past eight years, more than 45 new faculty members at all ranks have been recruited and more will be joining the School and the CEE Department this year.

A new Science and Engineering Hall (SEH) houses most of the SEAS facilities at the main campus in Foggy Bottom, Washington DC. SEH has approximately 400,000 square feet above grade with 290,000 square feet of assignable space for teaching and research laboratories. CEE Department maintains state-of-the-art laboratories in the fields of structural, environmental, and geotechnical engineering at the Science and Engineering Hall.

The CEE Department fosters a vibrant, multi-cultural, technological community of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students and has close ties with numerous government and industry research labs and institutes. In addition to a Bachelor of Science program in civil and environmental engineering, the Department offers graduate programs in environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering as well as materials and mechanics leading to MSc and PhD degrees.

The CEE department also offers a five-year Bachelor/Master program in civil and environmental engineering. The undergraduate program in Civil and Environmental Engineering attracts a diverse study body with nearly 50% women.

The CEE Department has several affiliated SEAS centers and institutes, in addition to its own laboratories, both at the main campus and the GW's Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in Ashburn, Virginia. Among these are the Earthquake Engineering and Structures Laboratory (including a six DOF shake table), Large Scale Structural Testing Laboratory (High Bay Facility:, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Laboratory, and Center for Intelligent System Research, all of which have had extended sponsorship from government and industry, and benefitted from strong partnerships and collaborations with the cognizant governmental labs. For more information, please visit the CEE Department's web site and the corresponding links for Research/Facilities and labs:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit your application online. All applicants are required to submit the following items:

  1. A cover letter;

  2. A curriculum vitae;

  3. A statement of teaching interests and philosophy;

  4. Evidence of excellence in teaching civil engineering courses.

Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

For more information about the CEE department please visit the department's web site at Specific technical questions about the position(s) and the search process may be addressed by e-mail to We request that applicants please refrain from directly contacting (emails, phone calls) any members of CEE Department for inquiries about the search status.

Department Link: Posting Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Assistant And Associate Professor Of Practice

George Washington University