The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts University seeks a part-time lecturer to teach a course on Building Information Management (BIM). This course is designed for seniors and graduate students interested in structural, geotechnical, and construction engineering. The course instructor has latitude to shape the course content and may use a combination of the following software: Navisworks, Revit, Civil 3D, 3ds Max, and Primavera.
Tufts' School of Engineering (SOE) distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education and research programs, within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research I" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.
At least five years of BIM visual design experience is required. The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students in a university environment. The ideal candidate possesses experience in BIM or CAD related teaching or training.
Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Ramsburg, Associate Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Applicants should include (i) cover letter, (ii) resume or curriculum vitae, (iii) contact information for three references, and (iv) a description of BIM experience and teaching interests. These materials should be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/135265 Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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