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Assistant or Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Benedictine College, US

Benedictine College invites applications from civil engineers to apply for a full-time position in our growing engineering department. This position at Assistant or Associate Professor rank starts in August, 2016.

Benedictine College is an authentically Catholic liberal arts college that is proud of its Catholic tradition and is faithful to its mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, and residential college. Benedictine College is ranked by the Cardinal Newman Society as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation, listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by US News & World Report, and named as one of the top twenty colleges in America by a First Things magazine study of more than 2,000 colleges and universities. Benedictine College is located in Atchison, KS, which is small town that is a short drive from larger cities such as St. Joseph, MO and Kansas City, MO.

The Benedictine College Engineering Department, in its sixth year, has a unique partnership with the University of North Dakota. Engineering students at Benedictine earn an ABET-accredited degree in Civil, Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering through UND’s Distance Engineering Degree Program as well as a second degree from BC in either General Engineering, Math, Chemistry, Physics, etc. The Engineering Department is growing rapidly (currently with 175 students) and is well on its way to establishing its own ABET-accredited degrees in these four engineering disciplines.

The successful candidate should hold a M.S. or PhD in Civil Engineering. He or she must be willing to teach a variety of general engineering courses, civil engineering courses and laboratories, and participate in the capstone design experience. In addition to these teaching duties, the candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to the development of the BC Engineering Department, particularly in its efforts to establish an ABET-accredited civil engineering degree programs. Teaching and industrial experience are desirable.

Applicants should submit the following in a single email message addressed to both Mary Asher (masher@benedictine.edu) and Dr. Darrin Muggli (dmuggli@benedictine.edu):

1. An application letter that indicates clearly how the applicant will contribute to the aforementioned mission of the college 
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. A statement of teaching philosophy and interest
4. A separate statement of how the applicant plans to promote the Catholic tradition of integration of faith and reason

For questions concerning the position, please contact Dr. Darrin Muggli, Professor and Chair of Engineering, at 913-360-7961 or dmuggli@benedictine.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Benedictine College is an EEOC employer.
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