Lecturer / Assistant Teaching Professor in Surveying Engineering

Pennsylvania State University

United States

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor in Surveying Engineering

Penn State University

Campus/Location:Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Campus City:Lehman, PA

Date Announced:12/19/2019

Date Closing:open until filled

Job Number:92632


Work Unit:Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Department:Surveying Engineering


Penn State invites applications for an instructor in Surveying Engineering at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor to begin Fall 2020. The successful candidate will play a key role in leading the Surveying Program (associate and baccalaureate) into its next decade of excellence. This a non-tenure track, fixed term appointment for one academic year (36 weeks) with an excellent possibility of reappointment, especially if the selected candidate assumes the role of Program Coordinator. The selected candidate will be expected to teach surveying courses and their associate labs. Total workload will be negotiated based on qualifications and scheduled activities. Required qualifications include a Masters degree in Surveying, Geomatics, Civil Engineering or a related discipline at the time of hiring. Experience in ABET accreditation or interest in taking a leadership role in ABET accreditation is very welcome. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to remain current in the field, advise students and provide career guidance, and participate in diverse service activities at the campus and University level. 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 at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere with a low student/faculty ratio. For more information about the campus, visit http://wb.psu.edu.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to https://psu.jobs; other materials pertinent to this position may also be included. Emailed application materials will not be considered. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references; the successful candidate will be required to submit criminal background clearances.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.


In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com