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Assistant Professor Civil Engineering (Construction)
Montana Technical University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2020
Title Assistant Professor Civil Engineering (Construction)
University Montana Technical University
Butte, MT, United States
Department Civil Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Civil Engineering
    Construction Engineering/Management

The Civil Engineering Department invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in Construction Engineering (required) and one or more of the following: Transportation Engineering, Architectural/Sustainable Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Water Resources Engineering). Montana Technological University’s Civil Engineering program is A.B.E.T. accredited.

Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, is nestled in the Heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Continental Divide, where I-15 and I-90 intersect. We are home to the largest National Historic District in the country and are known for a high quality-of-life and a low cost-of-living. Montana Tech is a special focus institution with a reputation for excellence and value. Montana Tech is ranked #1 in the nation for Best Value Engineering Schools, and #1 in the state for Best Value College in Montana.

Candidates shall have a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering by the start date, August 2021 to be considered for this position. Applicants must complete the questionnaire as part of their submission package and declare expertise in (1) construction engineering and (2) one or more of the following areas: Transportation Engineering, Architectural/Sustainable Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Water Resources Engineering). A strong potential for quality teaching and research is required of the assistant professor position. Delivery of curriculum in an attuned balanced, and enthusiastic manner that is consistent with the Civil Engineering Department’s approach is expected. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required for this appointment.

The successful candidate will help the program execute a holistic understanding of many Civil Engineering aspects like the planning, layout, and sustainable design of residential, commercial, and municipal projects. Engineering Pedagogy that pairs well with engineering-related topics like: safety, the environment, code compliance and enforcement, project supervision and decision-making, are highly valued. Experience with appropriate software, and alternative teaching delivery methods such as distance learning is a plus.

  • Montana Tech is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana Tech makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the employment (veteran’s) preference form located on the employment page and email to You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

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