Instructor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Seattle University, Seattle, WA 98122
Salaried position with high quality benefits
Jun 08, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
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Faculty / Professor
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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for an instructor faculty position, to begin September 2022. Individuals with a PhD, or MS with significant professional experience, in civil engineering or a closely related field are encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in engineering mechanics/structural engineering.

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is housed within the College of Science and Engineering.  The undergraduate civil engineering program is ABET accredited and supports the university‚Äôs mission of educating the whole person, professional formation and empowering leaders for a just and humane world. The department offers a M.S. in Structural Engineering.

The successful candidate will have a strong interest in teaching and mentoring students, and a genuine desire to contribute to the mission of Seattle University. Responsibilities will include teaching fundamental undergraduate civil engineering courses, advising year-long, industrially sponsored, multidisciplinary civil engineering capstone projects, providing academic and career advising to undergraduate students, and teaching contemporary science/engineering topics to non-engineering majors.

Requirements: a Ph.D., or MS with significant professional experience, in civil engineering or a closely related field. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or completion of the FE examination with plans to pursue PE registration, and professional experience are desirable.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Submit applications through, including a cover letter summarizing qualifications and potential contributions to Seattle University; curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference may be solicited upon completion of application. Application review will begin June, 27 2022. Open until filled.  Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Mike Marsolek,

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