Faculty Recruitment

Lecturer Position



The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for a Lecturer position, beginning September 1, 2020 for Academic Year 2020/2021. Individuals with a PhD in civil engineering or closely related field and with a strong background in structural mechanics are encouraged to apply.


The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is housed within the College of Science and Engineering.  The undergraduate civil engineering program is ABET accredited and supports the university’s mission of educating the whole person, professional formation and empowering leaders for a just and humane world. The department offers a M.S. in Structural Engineering.


The successful candidate will have a strong interest in teaching and mentoring students. Candidates having expertise with teaching in an online or hybrid environment are particularly encouraged to apply.  Responsibilities will include teaching fundamental undergraduate mechanics and other civil engineering related courses, advising year-long, industrially sponsored, multidisciplinary civil engineering capstone projects, and teaching contemporary science/engineering topics to non-engineering majors.


Requirements: a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related field.


Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. 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 who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.


Submit applications through https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/, including a cover letter summarizing qualifications, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin July 5, 2020. Open until filled.  Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Mike Marsolek, marsolek@seattleu.edu.


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