Assistant/Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

TITLE:Assistant/Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Engineering Technology
DATE POSTED: Monday, November 20, 2017
LOCATION: Longview
REPORTS TO: Dean, School of Engineering and Engineering Technology


The position is a full-time, tenure-track position with teaching during the fall and spring semesters, with the possibility of summer school teaching.  Classes and other responsibilities are conducted primarily weekdays, but will include some evening classes and independent studies.  Attendance will also be required at some evening and weekend events. 


Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of significant scholarly endeavors, innovative curriculum development, advising students, and serving on university committees.


LeTourneau University seeks a faculty member with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to teaching at a small, dynamic Christian university where the integration of faith and academic excellence is paramount.  The candidate must also be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith and Community Covenant for life and work at LeTourneau.

Applicants should have earned or be near completion of a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. A specialization in land development, water resources, or general civil engineering is preferred but other areas will also be considered. This position will focus on teaching and course-based project work in the undergraduate program, so demonstrated initiative, effective teaching ability, and relevant scholarship or industry experience are necessary. The potential for a candidate to develop undergraduate and/or graduate level research programs is desired. It is also preferred that the successful candidate be eligible and pursue licensure as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. Of highest importance, applicants must be passionate about academic excellence and preparing students to impact the world for Jesus Christ within the vocation of civil engineering.

Read more about Engineering at LeTourneau University:www.letu.edu/_Academics/Engineering/

DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Negotiable but by July 1, 2018


Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.

In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, or national origin.  Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170. 
Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX.  E-mail completed application, copies of graduate transcripts and a current résumé to:

Dr. Steven Mason,
Vice President for Academic Affairs
LeTourneau University, Post Office Box 7001, Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-3201; Phone (903) 233-3210
Web Address: www.letu.edu
E-mail application and inquiries to: GerrieForbis@letu.edu


LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See http://www.letu.edu for more information.