Assistant/Associate Professor - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Civil Engineering at the Assistant or Associate Professor level commensurate with experience. The Civil Engineering Department is part of the Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology. The faculty appointment will start in August 2015 or earlier.

Saint Louis University offers an innovative Civil Engineering program that is future focused - incorporating the latest trends in Civil Engineering to address the current and future needs of the profession and our society. Our graduates are well prepared to enter professional practice and will have the comprehensive skill set and leadership background required to address society's needs on local, regional, and global scales. The Civil Engineering curriculum emphasizes professional practice preparation using modern, project-based, hands-on learning methods. The Civil Engineering program includes three primary focus areas: 1) Green design and sustainability engineering; 2) Infrastructure design, evaluation, and restoration; and 3) Transportation planning, analysis, and design. The Civil Engineering program is ABET accredited. The department is part of the Parks College, which offers MS and Ph.D. graduate degrees in Engineering. Please visit for more information about the department and college.

The department is seeking applicants with expertise and interest in the area of structural engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to effectively develop and instruct undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in a hands-on, project-based curriculum; develop and instruct graduate courses; advise undergraduate and graduate students; participate fully in the collective responsibilities of the faculty, which include curriculum design and implementation, continuous improvement and assessment, and faculty governance; and conduct research or other scholarly activities appropriate to the departmental mission.

A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or a closely related discipline is required. A BS degree in civil engineering is a must. Candidates must possess a record of, or evidence of potential for, effective and innovative instruction as well as research or other scholarly activities appropriate to the department mission and focus. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty in other engineering programs within Parks College and with broad groups across the University is expected. Ability to teach courses in other areas, such as engineering mechanics and CAD, is a plus. Industry experience is highly desirable and all faculty hires are strongly encouraged to become a registered P.E. in the State of Missouri. The appointment will be at the level of tenure-track or tenured at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. Salary is dependent on qualification and experience.

Interested candidates must submit an application, cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a list of at least four references to All other correspondence regarding this position should be directed to: Civil Engineering Faculty Search Committee, Department of Civil Engineering, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology, 3450 Lindell Boulevard, McDonnell Douglas Hall, Room 1033, Saint Louis, MO 63103. Review of Applications will begin December 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of and application from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

Commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Civil Engineering
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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