Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Metropolitan State University Of Denver Denver , CO 80208

Posted 3 months ago

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00714 Position Title Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position Number F00639 Salary for Announcement

The final salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Employee Category Faculty Department ET - Civil Engineering Tech EClass Code FT Faculty-10 mo with benes Position Summary

The Department of Engineering and Engineering Technology (EAET) at Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position effective in the 2020-2021 academic year. The department is seeking civil engineer candidates with expertise and interest in research and teaching in one or more of the following areas: architectural engineering, construction management, geotechnical engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, and water resources.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.


This position will be requested to teach a minimum of 24 credit hours (or equivalent) per academic year and maintain minimum of 5 office hours per week to include advising and consultation with students. In addition to teaching, the position will require being active in engineering technology professional societies and activities, engaging in professional development, scholarly activities, applying current technical computer language/software and using other technologies in the classroom.

Candidates will be expected to teach in the classroom as well as in the laboratory setting. The department is seeking civil engineer candidates with expertise and interest in research and teaching in one or more of the following areas: architectural engineering, construction management, geotechnical engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, and water resources. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to join a vibrant and growing department.

Full time faculty members are also required to provide service to the department and institution by participating on committees, academic advising, contributing to course and program development, assessments related to accreditation, update course curriculum and contribute to course development. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population that includes U.S. ethnic minorities and/or women.

Required Qualifications

Have earned (or will complete by August, 2020) a PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications
1.Indication of ability to contribute to the teaching mission of the university, college, and department.
2.Expertise in one or more of the following areas: hydraulics, hydrology, architectural engineering, construction management, geotechnical engineering, and water resources.
3.Demonstrated strong research interest within the applicant's area(s) of expertise.
4.Proven strong communication skills.
5.Commit to support service and diversity initiatives at the university, college, and department levels.

Posting date 11/07/2019 Closing date Closing Instructions Open Until Filled To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) 12/02/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.


MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation.

It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Teaching Philosophy

  • References

Optional Documents

  • Other Document

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Metropolitan State University Of Denver