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Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Employer
Marian University (IN)
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 26, 2024

Job Details


As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor in civil engineering to promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity through teaching, research and service. We invite applicants in one or more of the following fields: water resources, environmental engineering, transportation, and surveying. The start date for this position is August 2024. Preference will be given to applicants showing a dedication to student learning and the ability to develop a productive research program.

Marian University is a Catholic, comprehensive, national institution of higher education dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions and offers a multitude of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The university has experienced significant growth over the last decade and continues to expand its academic offerings. The E.S. Witchger School of Engineering is Marian University’s latest, bold endeavor. The first engineering class was enrolled in Fall 2022 and a new, state-of-the-art engineering building was opened in August 2023. Civil engineering faculty have a tremendous opportunity to collaborate numerous civil, construction, and transportation industry partners as well as the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), headquartered in Indianapolis. Prospective faculty are invited to join this exciting and growing venture.

Indianapolis, the state capital and most-populous city in Indiana, is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city offering numerous cultural, dining and sporting activities. Indianapolis has been named Time Magazine’s “World’s Greatest Places” and regularly tops Money Magazine’s list of “Best Places to Live.”

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Teach up to 12 credit hours per semester in engineering. Course releases may be available for those participating in research, developing innovative pedagogy, or other duties.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence, the potential for distinctive contributions to the holistic development of students and help advance the mission and values of the university.
  • Engage students in research, scholarship and other professional activities.
  • Mentor and advise students through academic advising, clubs, research and internship opportunities.
  • Participate in the life of the campus including participation in faculty governance and co-curricular programs within the engineering school and across the university.
  • Contribute to curriculum development and assessment within the department.

Required Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission and strategic vision of Marian University.
  • A Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence and innovation in student-centered instruction of students of varying abilities at the university level.
  • Demonstrated interest in science teaching pedagogy, curriculum and program development. Experience with online teaching is preferred.
  • Potential for ongoing research, publication and activity in professional associations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For Consideration All Applications Require:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Current resume or CV
  3. Research Statement
  4. Contact information of three professional references. The reference contact information must be entered after the application is submitted in the "My Presence" section of the applicant profile.
  5. Responses to the supplementary mission & identity questions.


Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

https://www.marian.edu/faith

Information requests should be sent to Professor Abner Chen ( cchen@marian.edu ), chair of the civil engineering search committee.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Company

Marian University

At Marian University, our vision is to provide an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world. Our mission is to be a great Catholic university dedicated to achieving excellence in learning, which is achieved through teaching, research, and scholarly activities in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individualpeace and justicereconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Our understanding of these values is informed by reflection on the life of Jesus Christ and prayer.

The institution grew out of the dedication and vision of Sister Theresa Hackelmeier and the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, who established a school in Oldenburg, Indiana, in 1851. The college was founded in Oldenburg in 1936 and moved to Indianapolis in 1937. On July 1, 2009, Marian College became Marian University.

Marian University is proud to be a higher education institution just ten minutes away from downtown Indianapolis. Here, you’ll not only get to benefit from the exceptional employment and internship opportunities the city has to offer but also its diverse culture and lively personality. From cool cultural districts with unique entertainment, shopping, and dining options to outdoor festivals, professional and amateur sports events, hiking and biking trails, and more, Marian University is conveniently located in the heart of it all. Whether it’s walking around Monument Circle, floating down the canal in a paddleboat, visiting the various historical sites and museums, or dining on Mass Ave, you’ll quickly find your favorite local hangouts and love this city just as much as we do.

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