Assistant / Associate Professor of Surveying Engineering

Pennsylvania State University

United States

Assistant or Associate Professor of Surveying Engineering

Penn State University

Campus/Location:Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Campus City:Lehman, PA

Date Announced:10/18/2019

Date Closing:open until filled

Job Number:91522


Work Unit:Penn State Wilkes-Barre



Penn State Wilkes-Barre invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Surveying Engineering (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2020. Responsibilities: Teach an average of three (3) courses and associated labs each semester in Surveying and related disciplines; courses will include Least Squares Analysis and Geodosy. The successful candidate will be committed to active and collaborative learning and the instructional use of technology in a student-centered environment. Must publish in high-quality, refereed journals in the field. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Involve students in undergraduate research and professional activities. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Surveying, Civil Engineering, or related area at the time of appointment. ABD will be considered if Ph.D in hand by August 2020. Academic specialization in one of the following: Construction Surveying, Land Tenure and Land Administration and Information Systems, Photogrammetry, GNSS, and Terrestrial Laser Scanning. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Professional license in Surveying in Pennsylvania or a commitment to be licensed within three years is preferred. Campus information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Wilkes-Barre is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses statewide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 500 students; about 20% are adult learners. Nine baccalaureate degrees are offered as well as the coursework for the first two years of more than 275 Penn State baccalaureate majors. Students and faculty at Penn State Wilkes-Barre have all of the resources of a major research university in a small college atmosphere with a low student/faculty ratio. For more information about the campus, visit Emailed application materials will not be considered. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Lynda Goldstein, Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Email: Phone: 570-675-9236. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references; the successful candidate will be required to submit criminal background clearances. Closing Date: Application review begins November 1, 2019 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.


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