Engineering Faculty (Anticipated Opening January 2022 or August 2022)

Ottawa University
Kansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Ottawa University (est. 1865), one of the oldest private liberal arts universities in the United States, seeks candidates and/or nominations for a full-time Engineering position with assignment in the University’s School of Arts & Sciences.  This position will be assigned the appropriate faculty rank based on teaching experience and academic credentials. The faculty member will be expected to teach in our core Engineering curricula, while also participating in the liberal arts curriculum and accreditation processes. Primary responsibilities include teaching, advising, academic program guidance, and providing faculty leadership.


Ottawa University is a multi-campus system and serves approximately 4000 students through its campuses in Kansas (main campus), Arizona, Wisconsin, and Online. Ottawa University is a regionally accredited, church-related, private university that strives to integrate faith, learning, and life in the academic experiences of students.


Qualifications for the full-time tenure track, 9-month teaching faculty position include 3-5 years of related experience, a doctorate degree in Engineering (ABD is accepted). The successful candidate will develop and teach a broad range of courses and laboratories at the undergraduate level in the Engineering program.  Additional responsibilities will include teaching physics and math courses, as appropriate with academic background and experience; program development and assessment; student advising; and assisting with student recruitment.  Ideal candidates will have industrial work experience and knowledge, as well as experience with ABET assessment.  Educational background in Electrical Engineering is preferred but Physics, Mechanical, and Computer Engineering will be considered. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience and academic preparation. The faculty member must display an enthusiasm for teaching from a liberal arts perspective and have an interest in working with undergraduate-level (traditional and adult) learners, as well as have a passion for students. The start date of January 2022 or August 2022 will be determined by the selected candidate's availability.   


Founded in 1865, Ottawa University is a not-for-profit, comprehensive university affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA.  The University’s original residential campus is located in Ottawa, Kansas, but it now maintains branch campuses in Arizona, Wisconsin, Kansas, and online.  In addition to two residential campuses (Ottawa, Kansas and Surprise, Arizona), Ottawa University offers innovative, flexible adult education programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.


A completed Application for Employment is required at as a part of the application process.  Candidates should attach to the application a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references as a part of the application for employment.  Any additional information can be emailed to


Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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