University of Idaho

Clinical Faculty

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Engineering

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Negotiable depending upon experience

FTE: 1.0

Full/Part Time:

Position Summary:
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Idaho seeks candidates for a full-time clinical (non-tenure track) assistant or associate faculty position with expertise in geotechnical engineering. We are particularly interested in candidates with significant professional experience who can serve as a Professor of Practice.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding and committed educator who can teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in geotechnical and geological engineering, as well as teach CEE “service” courses. These service courses may include First Year Engineering, Engineering Surveying, Engineering Graphics, Civil Engineering Analysis and Design, Senior Design, and general engineering courses such as Statics, Dynamics, and Mechanics of Materials. The CEE department is committed to quality education and has high expectations for teaching excellence. The candidate will have the opportunity to advise/mentor both undergraduate and graduate students, both academically and in student organizations such as ASCE. The ability to help manage civil engineering laboratories is a desired qualification.The CEE department is committed to a productive and collegial environment and a climate of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education/Degree Required: B.S. in Civil Engineering
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering with 20+ years of industry experience; or M.S. in Civil Engineering with 10+ years of industry experience; or Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with 3+ years of industry experience
  • Must have a current Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Expertise in geotechnical engineering
  • Experience communicating orally and in writing to a range of audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in geotechnical engineering
  • Professional experience in private practice or government agency
  • Ability to manage academic laboratories
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in interdisciplinary and multicultural environments

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001171P

Posting Date: 09/06/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This position is open until filled. Completed applications submitted by November 1, 2023, will be given first priority.

Completed application consist of the online application, CV, letter of qualification which addresses all required and preferred qualifications, teaching philosophy, and a list of 3 references.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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The University of Idaho is committed to promoting access and inclusion, which is supported by the Office of Equity and Diversity.  A variety of programs, services and policies promote our diversity initiatives and contribute to a respectful, responsive environment that supports the entire university population.


We offer a competitive benefits package that includes core benefits such as medical, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and other exciting supplemental benefits that enhance the employment experience and life at U of I.

Work/Life Balance

  • Employee Assistance Plan: Benefit Services offers a robust employee assistance program that is free and confidential. It provides eligible employees and their families with the opportunity to discuss personal problems with a professional counselor, receive unlimited telephone and Internet access to resource and referral information and obtain other self-help information.

  • Time Away from Work: The university offers a generous paid time off package for benefit-eligible employees, as well as 12 paid holidays a year.

  • Lactation Rooms: Designated locations across campus offer private rooms and resources for mothers to breastfeed or pump.

  • Campus Recreation: Student Recreation Center memberships are available to board-appointed U of I faculty, staff and their spouses. Employees must use payroll deduction for memberships.   

  • Eligible employees can purchase wellness passes for the Student Recreation Center using payroll deduct.

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  • Educational Resources: Benefit-eligible employees and their families can enroll in University of Idaho courses at discounted rates using the education benefit.

  • U of I Children's Center: University employees have access to a year-round, child-centered child care center, conveniently located on campus. Fees vary depending on age and schedule.

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