Job Openings - Assistant/Associate Professor of Civil/Environmental Engineering


Assistant/Associate Professor of Civil/Environmental Engineering

Type: Exempt
Position: Faculty
Posting Date: October 12, 2017

Job Description:

Job Description:

Greenville University invites applications and nominations of strong candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Engineering Program beginning August 2018. This individual will teach primarily in the area of civil/environmental engineering. Candidates with expertise in renewable energy with electrical engineering experience will also be favorably considered.  

GREENVILLE UNIVERSITY: The University is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website:

Key Responsibilities:

Full-time faculty teaching load in the engineering program is about 12 credit hours per semester inclusive of leading student design projects and/or research labs. Other responsibilities include assisting in recruitment of students, student mentoring and advisement, departmental planning, and regular participation in institutional committee work.  

Reports To:

Director of Engineering Program


Salary is based on academic preparation and years of relevant experience. The University also provides a generous benefits package that includes health, disability, and retirement plans, as well as a tuition waiver for dependents at Greenville University and a tuition exchange program with 75+ other Christian Universities.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in civil/environmental or electrical engineering or MS in civil/environmental or electrical engineering with significant experience is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and practice of engineering with an aptitude for "hands-on” design. Candidates with a record of successful university teaching, the Professional Engineer designation, active and on-going scholarship, experience with environmental/renewable energy will be favorably considered. Candidates must be dedicated to undergraduate teaching and committed to serving as a role model for students within a Christian academic community. A vibrant personal Christian faith commitment is required. 

How to Apply

Compliance with University Standards.  All Greenville University employees acknowledge the unique Wesleyan, evangelical, and Protestant mission of the University, a community in which Christian faith is of central importance.  Employees agree to promote the University's Mission (as set out in the Mission Statement); its Philosophy of Education and GC Student Learning Outcomes, support its Theological Assumptions and comply with the behavioral aspects of the Lifestyle Statement (collectively, the University Standards).

Application materials should include: (1) evidence of preparation for this position (a complete CV with degrees earned, teaching experience, and professional interests); (2) a statement of philosophy of Christian higher education; (3) a statement of personal faith journey and commitment; and (4) names and contact information for at least three professional references. Applications will be reviewed once all components have been received. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Address applications to:

Dr. Brian Hartley

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Greenville University

315 E. College Avenue

Greenville, IL 62246-0159

Office: (618) 664-7020

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Office of Human Resources
Phone: (618) 664-2800
Fax: (618) 664-7017

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