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Assistant Teaching Professor

Seattle University
Seattle, Washington State
$60,000 to $75,000
Closing date
Jul 5, 2023

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Surveying & Geomatics, Water Resources Engineering, Other
Position Type
Faculty / Professor
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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor, to begin September 2023. Individuals with an advanced degree in civil engineering or closely related field are encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in: water resources, surveying/geomatics, and AutoCAD.

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’s 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 professional advising to undergraduate students, and teaching contemporary science/engineering topics to non-engineering majors.

Requirements: A graduate degree in civil engineering or a closely related field (Ph.D. preferred). 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 July 5. Open until filled.  Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Wes Lauer,

Additional information about our department is available at:

Compensation at a Glance:
Salary Range: $60,000 - $75,000

Seattle University has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, and not based on a candidate’s gender or any other protected status.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Seattle University provides generous leave, health plans, and retirement contributions that add to your total compensation package.

Benefits at a Glance
Consistent with its fundamental Jesuit values, Seattle University offers a wide range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three different medical plans, a dental, and vision insurance programs. Protect your income with life, short & long-term disability coverage. Plan for your future with up to a 10% employer contribution for retirement benefits, comprised of a 5% nonelective employer contribution and an additional dollar-for-dollar match of your voluntary contributions up to a maximum of 5%. You may also take advantage of 100% paid tuition benefits for the employee and dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with free access to an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events. Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Holiday break closure in December, and paid sick leave. For more information explore the Benefits website at:

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