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Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

University of Mount Union
Alliance, Ohio
Closing date
Jun 8, 2024

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Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

University of Mount Union


The School of Engineering at the University of Mount Union invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank to begin August 1, 2024. We seek an educator-scholar with emphasis in construction, geotechnical, or transportation engineering. The School of Engineering currently offers ABET-accredited programs in biomedical, civil, computer, and mechanical engineering.


Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate engineering education in a liberal arts setting. Primary responsibilities include teaching engineering curriculum, further developing the civil engineering curriculum, and participating in the ABET accreditation process. Willingness and flexibility to teach construction, transportation and geotechnical engineering lectures and labs, and a variety of engineering courses including civil and general education courses is desired. Additional responsibilities include advising civil engineering students, industrial outreach leading to student internship and employment opportunities, engaging in professional development and scholarly activities, and participation in university service. The School is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. Members of underrepresented demographics in Engineering are encouraged to apply.


Bachelors and Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related field. The candidate must be PE licensed in civil engineering or have the ability to obtain licensure within two years.

Individuals with previous industrial experience and online teaching experience are highly desirable.

Candidates should provide (i) a letter of interest, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) contact information of three professional references, and (iv) a statement reflecting on experiences or impressions of High Impact Teaching Practices ( to the Civil Engineering Search Committee in a single pdf. Electronic Applications are required and can be submitted online at Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Chad Korach, at with any questions. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers a rigorous and relevant academic program that is grounded in the liberal arts. Mount Union's 2,300 students can select from 56 broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors and three graduate programs. Known for its personal approach, the institution boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio. Mount Union's 123-acre campus, located in Alliance, OH, is primarily residential, and $110 million has been invested in its grounds and facilities since 2005. The University strives to make its education accessible to students of all financial backgrounds, and alumni experience outstanding opportunities for success.

This position is required to complete assigned University compliance training as communicated by the University.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. When requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.

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