University of Nevada, Reno — Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer position in the area of Civil and Environmental Engineering, with an anticipated start of Fall 2018. This is a non-tenure track state-funded faculty position responsible for teaching up to 12 credit hours per semester, including core undergraduate courses and the department capstone courses. The incumbent will also participate in departmental activities such as undergraduate advising and overseeing the ABET undergraduate assessment and evaluation requirements. The appointment is for the academic year; however, summer support may be possible through teaching additional courses in the summer or assuming other department responsibilities.

A Master of Science degree in Civil, Environmental or a closely related engineering discipline is required (PhD preferred). Applicable professional design experience and a PE license is preferred. Teaching experience as an instructor of record in engineering courses is required. A strong interest in innovative teaching techniques is required and demonstrated experience is desirable.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae with cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for five references electronically at: Application materials will be held in the strictest confidence. Inquires may be directed to Prof. Gokhan Pekcan (, Search Committee Chair. Full consideration will be given to all applications received by October 15, 2017.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution of higher education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 21,000 including nearly 3,000 graduate students the university provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. Furthermore, due to substantial growth, the College of Engineering has recently received funding to build a new engineering building, scheduled to be completed in 2020. The new engineering building will provide both additional space critically needed by the College and the modern facilities capable of supporting high-tech research and laboratory space. This building will allow the College to pursue its strategic vision, serve Nevada and the nation, and educate future generations of engineering professionals. The university has been recognized as Tier 1 institution by US News and World Report. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada, the University of Nevada, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco at the Napa-Sonoma wine country. More information about the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering may be found at

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.