Faculty Recruiting


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure-track Instructor to begin September 2018. Seattle University promotes a culture that emphasizes quality teaching.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching and service. Primary teaching responsibilities will include a variety of undergraduate and graduate structural engineering courses as well as advising a yearlong, industry-sponsored senior design project.

Requirements: Either (1) a Ph.D. in structural engineering, civil engineering or a closely related field or (2) a M.S. in structural engineering or a closely related field, at least 10 years professional structural design experience, and an active Structural Engineer (SE) License.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2017” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. 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 whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Applicants should submit applications online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers, including the following attachments: cover letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, and the names, addresses (both mail and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references (letters will be solicited upon submission of application). In addition, applicants must submit two separate statements regarding 1) teaching philosophy and 2) how they could contribute to the Seattle University mission. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2018.

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