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Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Saint Martin's University
LACEY, WA Full time
Posted on January 10, 2018

   Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Saint Martin’s University invites applicants for a full-time tenure track position at the assistant professor level. The candidate’s area of interest will preferably be in structural and/or geotechnical engineering.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related field, and be able to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate civil engineering classes, develop advanced courses in areas of expertise, collaborate with colleagues, and initiate and run an applied research program. Candidates with teaching experience, including laboratories, are preferred. Candidates must be willing and able to support the Catholic, Benedictine tradition of Saint Martin's.

The Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering at Saint Martin's University offers ABET accredited undergraduate programs in mechanical and civil engineering.  It also offers computer science and graduate programs in civil engineering, mechanical engineering and engineering management and computer science. The School recently moved into Cebula Hall, the highly rated LEED certified building and a new laboratory building completed in 2016. A recent major Engineering Initiative has led to new facilities, a larger faculty, increased enrollments, and exciting opportunities for enhancing programs.

Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications, and comes with a standard benefits package.

Application Process:

  • A letter of interest for the position that addresses your qualifications for our requirements and identifies which of our courses you feel qualified to teach.
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  • A list of three professional references, including full telephone and email contact information.
  • Saint Martin's University requires final candidates to review the university's mission statement and values. Finalists must write a brief statement, which highlights how the candidate's work will contribute to the mission and values of Saint Martin's University. To better understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an educational environment, we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject:
  • Copies of transcripts indicating degree confirmation. Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate.
  • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized.

Materials, questions and inquiries should be sent electronically to Ms. Hopie Lopez, Executive Assistant to the Dean: or by telephone at 360-688-2731.

The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

About Saint Martin's University

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 22 majors and 9 graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, science, mathematics, business, education, and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its extension campuses located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.