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Civil & Environmental Engineering Adjunct Faculty Pool more...
Location:Portland, OR
Company:Portland State University
First posted:March 22, 2017

Position Announcement

Position Details

Proposed Start Date 09/16/2017

Working Title Civil & Environmental Engineering Adjunct Faculty Pool

Position Number D97644

Representation AP - AFT, Local 3571

Position Summary

Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept

Portland State University ( PSU ) is the largest and most diverse university in Oregon. Our urban campus is integrated into the heart of the city but is only minutes away from the outdoor beauty of the Pacific Northwest. PSU seeks to have diversity in all facets of its enterprise, and the CEE Department is committed to this vision. PSU has been ranked among the top 10 "most innovative" national universities by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Colleges 2017 rankings. The Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department's 25 faculty, instructors, and researchers contribute to this innovative culture. Our research expenditures exceed $3 million per year. We offer ABET accredited B.S. degrees in both Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering along with graduate programs at the master's and doctoral levels these programs currently serve over 430 undergraduates and 80 graduate students. Further information about the department is available at (please use the apply button below).

Position Summary

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering ( CEE ) invites local, qualified candidates to serve as adjunct instructors in the following engineering specialty areas: Environmental, Water-Resources, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, or general engineering courses.

The CEE Department uses adjunct instructors to broaden student exposure to real-world design content, and to cover core classes when needed.

The need for adjunct instructors varies; please contact the CEE Department to find out about upcoming course adjunct needs at (see application details).

Minimum Qualifications

Masters Degree, or equivalent experience, in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Work or teaching experience aligned with course content may be used in lieu of degree, at the Department's discretion.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous teaching experience preferred.

Key Cultural Competencies

  • Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
  • Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
  • Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement
  • Adheres to all PSU's policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

    Required Professional Standards of Conduct

    At Portland State University, all employees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner which maintains a safe, respectful, and productive environment for faculty, students, administrators, and staff. It is the responsibility of every member of the Portland State University community to conduct themselves in accordance with our PSU Professional Standards of Conduct which are available at (please use the apply button below).

    Compensation Adjuncts are paid per credit hour, and are hired on either a per term or academic year basis.

    Application Instructions

    Additional Information

    Review of applications will begin upon receipt, and will be on-going as new adjuncts are needed.

    Details about compensation and other components of the AFT Collective Bargaining Agreement can be found at: (please use the apply button below) AFTCBA - CBA -9-12-16_Formatted_no%20signatures.pdf

    Applicants will upload a Statement of Teaching Interest, which should include information about specific courses or areas of interest in which they wish to teach.

    Does this position require the employee to drive a motor vehicle? No

    Background Check Required Yes

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