Farmingdale State College, SUNY, Civil Engineering Technology

Position ID:Farmingdale State College, SUNY-Civil Engineering Technology-APCET [#24336]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Civil Engineering Technology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Farmingdale, New York 11735, United States
Subject Area: Civil Engineering & Construction Engineering Mgmt
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/02/15)
Position Description:    

About Farmingdale State College:

Farmingdale State College is a recognized leader in applied learning. With nearly 10,000 students, FSC is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology. Farmingdale is dedicated to student success and delivers exceptional student outcomes and opportunities through teaching, scholarship and applied research for Long Island, New York, and beyond. As one of the largest institutions in the State University of New York system, FSC's commitment to student-centered learning and inclusiveness is unparalleled, preparing graduates to be exemplary citizens equipped to excel in a competitive, diverse, and technically dynamic society. Farmingdale was the first institution of public higher education on Long Island and has long been a cornerstone of the region's economy with 96% of graduates working in New York State and 75% working on Long Island. Farmingdale prepares emerging leaders in the growing technology, engineering, business, and health care fields.

Farmingdale State College is committed to inclusivity and excellence as part of our mission and culture. The College has received the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. We seek candidates of all backgrounds who embrace these values and the broader mission of public higher education.

Recently Farmingdale was ranked among the top ten baccalaureate colleges nationally by The Washington Monthly with particularly high scores for promoting both social mobility and service.

The College is home to the Broad Hollow Bioscience Park, which supports the development of biotech start-up companies and partners with surrounding businesses and research institutions along the growing Route 110 Business Corridor. Farmingdale's Nexus Center for Applied Learning and career Development is a widely recognized leader in its field

Farmingdale State College is investing more than $250 million in new construction and millions more to ensure FSC has the top-of-the-line facilities and technology for our campus community. In addition, Farmingdale State College is the co-host of the NY Off-Shore Wind Training Institute. In 2020 the College earned Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for excellence in community engagement.

The College is increasingly focused on expanding student engagement. In addition to the highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program, Esports, and an extensive array of student clubs and organizations give FSC a strong culture of civic responsibility.

Job Description:

Farmingdale State College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Civil Engineering Technology Department. The successful candidate will develop and deliver courses, primarily at the undergraduate level, in multiple areas of Civil Engineering Technology, including mechanics, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, water resources engineering, and/or transportation engineering. Teaching may also be required at the graduate level in related topics. Expectations of service include participation in student advisement, recruitment and other department activities. The candidate is also expected to engage with constituents involved in public works in the region, and to conduct applied research leading to publications.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills and must be committed to the continuous improvement process and the outcome-based assessment of the program to maintain specialized accreditation. Teaching assignments will include both day and evening classes, as well as possible online and/or hybrid course engagement. The Civil Engineering Department will be seeking ETAC/ABET accreditation for its Bachelor of Science degree programs in Civil Engineering Technology, and the successful candidate will be expected to significantly contribute to this process.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. Service includes advising students as well as serving on departmental and college-wide committees. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty and has potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.



  • An earned PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct scholarship in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.


  • Previous industry or academic experience in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • PE (Professional Engineer) license or ability to obtain licensure.
  • Previous college level teaching experience.
  • Prior experience in course and/or program development.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time UUP position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Tuesday, February 7, 2023 and ending Monday, February 20, 2023, UUP Farmingdale applications will be given priority.

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans. A benefits summary for this full-time UUP position can be found here.


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Farmingdale State College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. At Farmingdale State College, we continue to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.

The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates may apply by clicking on the "Apply Now" link at the top or bottom of this page. The following documents are required for all positions:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/C.V.

Additional instructions for faculty positions: Your cover letter must include a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology. Please attach copies of teaching evaluations and an unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/currently in process). Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.

Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Once you successfully apply you will receive an email as confirmation and be directed to another page in order to upload additional documents. Returning applicants may login to their Farmingdale State College Careers Account to apply for this position. See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

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