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Asst. or Assoc. Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Benedictine College

Date Posted Jun. 13, 2024
Title Asst. or Assoc. Professor in Mechanical Engineering
University Benedictine College
Atchison, KS, United States
Department Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

Benedictine College invites applications from mechanical engineers to apply for a full-time position in the rapidly growing School of Engineering. This tenure-track position at Assistant or Associate Professor rank starts in August 2024.

Benedictine College is an authentically Catholic liberal arts college that is proud of its Catholic tradition and is faithful to its mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, and residential college. Benedictine College is ranked by the Cardinal Newman Society as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation, listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by US News & World Report, and named as one of the top twenty colleges in America by a First Things magazine study of more than 2,000 colleges and universities. Benedictine College is located in Atchison, KS, which is small town that is a short drive from larger cities such as St. Joseph, MO, and Kansas City, MO.

The Benedictine College School of Engineering has recently completed a $25MM expansion and renovation of its engineering building, which provides state-of-the art facilities. The School of Engineering is growing rapidly and currently has 260 students, 13 faculty members, and 2 staff. It offers ABET-accredited degrees in chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering.

The successful candidate should hold a M.S. or Ph.D. in mechanical engineering. He or she must be willing to teach a variety of mechanical engineering courses and laboratories as well as some general engineering classes. The candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to the development of the BC School of Engineering. Moreover, he or she is expected to exemplify the integration of the Catholic Faith with the engineering profession. Teaching and industrial experience are desirable.

Applicants should submit the following in a single email message addressed to both Mary Asher ( and Dr. Darrin Muggli (

1. An application letter that indicates clearly how the applicant will contribute to the aforementioned mission of the college
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. A statement of teaching philosophy and interest
4. A separate statement of how the applicant will integrate the Catholic Faith with the engineering profession.

For questions concerning the position, please contact Dr. Darrin Muggli, Professor and Chair of Engineering, at 913-360-7961 or Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Benedictine College is an EEOC employer.

  • Benedictine College is an EEOC employer.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Darrin Muggli
    Benedictine College
    1020 N. 2nd St.
    Atchison, KS 66002
  • 913-360-7961


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