Visiting Assistant College Lecturer

Cleveland State University   Cleveland, OH   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on June 21, 2024
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Cleveland State University
Visiting Assistant College Lecturer

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Summary
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cleveland State University (CSU) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Lecturer in environmental engineering commencing August 19, 2024. CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally recognized and student focused public research institution that provides accessible, affordable, and Engaged Learning opportunities for all.

The department offers graduate programs with specialties in environmental engineering, structures and foundations, transportation, and water resources. This position will complement current faculty research expertise within the department, and align with the Washkewicz College of Engineering’s research goal of Sustainable Urban Living.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level (if qualified) environmental engineering courses in support of the ABET accredited Bachelor of Civil Engineering program and develop/upgrade graduate-level courses (if qualified) consistent with his/her research interests.

Minimum qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in civil engineering or related fields;
  • Earned Master’s degree in civil (or environmental) engineering by July 1, 2024;
  • Teaching experience in engineering as an instructor; and
  • Research experience in an area of environmental engineering.

Preferred qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration;
  • Earned doctorate in civil (or environmental) engineering by July 1, 2024;
  • Industrial experience in an area of environmental engineering;
  • Demonstrated teaching record;
  • Evidence of student mentoring.

Applicant Instructions

Apply online at: Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on July 13, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ungtae Kim at

Applicants are required to submit (via the CSU online application system only) the following documents.

(1) Cover letter

(2) Detailed curriculum vitae including details of research experience, awarded funding, publication history, and teaching record

(3) Statement of teaching describing teaching philosophy, experience, instructional skills training, and summary of student evaluation (limit 2 pages)

(4) Statement of research interests (limit 2 pages)

(5) Diversity Statement*

(6) Unofficial transcript of the final degree.

(7) Contact information for three references* (including name, organizational affiliation, address, e-mail address, and telephone number) should be entered in the CSU online application system.

References will not be contacted until later stages of the search.

*Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community. For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and mission as an urban serving university.

CSU is an urban university with more than 15,000 students located in the heart of Cleveland, OH. According to the Brookings Institution, CSU is No. 18 in the U.S. among public universities that fulfill a critical dual mission: providing upward mobility and conducting impactful research. CSU is the only Ohio university in the top tier of the Brookings list. For additional information about the city of Cleveland, see

Hire is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials (including evidence of a Ph.D.) and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran, or genetic information.

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