• University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 5, 2024

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Master Lecturer

Job Description:

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a 9-month, non-tenure track, full-time, position at the rank Lecturer, working title Instructional Assistant Professor in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment.

Duties and responsibilities to include:

  • Teach the core course Hydrodynamics, the fundamental class in engineering fluid mechanics and a core requirement in the Civil Engineering BS curriculum. Total teaching commitment is expected to be four courses per year. Research in support of teaching may be included.

The University of Florida is the flagship campus of the State of Florida university system and is ranked as the #1 best public US university according to the Wall Street Journal. UF is currently ranked as one of the top-6 best public universities, 6th according to the 2024 U.S. News & World Report of Best Colleges. UF is home to HiPerGator, which ranks 3rd among university supercomputers in the nation. In addition, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is currently implementing a major expansion of faculty and state-of-the-art research and education facilities with a focus on AI. The Malachowski Hall for Data Science and Information Technology, a 260,000 sq feet facility that serves as the hub for Artificial Intelligence, opened in Fall 2023. The College will reach 300 faculty members this year. For more information about our college initiatives, please visit The University and College are committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining top talent by valuing diversity of thought, skill, and experience. As an equal opportunity employer, we believe in fostering environments where team members feel included, valued for their differences, and empowered to do their best work.

Expected Salary:

Salary to commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would have experience in:

  • Teaching fluid mechanics and water resources engineering.
  • Hold a P.E. license or have the ability to become licensed within two to three years.
  • The appointment is expected to be at the Instructional Assistant Professor level but an appointment at a higher level will be considered commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the applicant.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted through Careers at UF via: (Please see Job Requisition #531784). Complete applications must include the following files in PDF format: (1) cover letter (summary, introduction related to hiring emphasis); (2) a curriculum vitae (including a 1-page CV highlights); and (3) the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of no less than three and up to five references. Additional required documents should be uploaded as one PDF to the “other documents” selection in the application: (4) a track record of teaching evaluations as appropriate; and (5) a statement of teaching philosophy. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, with the first full committee screening occurring in August 2024, and will continue to review applications until the position is filled. The anticipated start for the position is January 2025. For further questions, please contact Dr. Robert J. Thieke at:

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

If accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No