Assistant Professor of Transportation Engineering


The School of Engineering, housed in the College of Applied and Social Sciences at the University of Mount Union invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank to begin August 1, 2022. We seek an educator-scholar with emphasis in transportation and highway engineering. The School of Engineering currently offers ABET-accredited programs in civil and mechanical engineering. Newly created programs in biomedical engineering, computer engineering, and electrical engineering will seek ABET accreditation after graduating their first classes in 2022.

Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate engineering education in a liberal arts setting. Industrial experience is highly desirable. Primary responsibilities include teaching engineering curriculum, developing the transportation and highway engineering curriculum, and participating in the ABET accreditation process. Willingness and flexibility to teach transportation and geotechnical engineering lectures and labs, and a variety of engineering courses including civil and general education courses is desired. Additional responsibilities include advising civil engineering students, industrial outreach leading to student internship and employment opportunities, engaging in professional development and scholarly activities, and participation in university service. Individuals with previous online teaching experience is highly desirable. The School is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.  Members of underrepresented demographics in Engineering are encouraged to apply.

Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related field. The candidate must be PE licensed in civil or transportation and highway engineering or have the ability to obtain licensure within two years.
 Candidates should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information of three professional references, and a statement reflecting on experiences or impressions of High Impact Teaching Practices ( (Download PDF reader)) to the Civil Engineering Search Committee.  Electronic Applications are required and can be submitted online at Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Chad Korach, at with any questions. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
 This position is required to complete assigned University compliance training as communicated by the University.
 The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  When requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
 The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.

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