Associate/ Assistant Professor (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science)

Manhattan, KS KS
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

As the Associate Professor or Assistant Professor, you should have a strong interest in teaching undergraduate architectural engineering and construction management related courses, with a focus in building structural systems, in an effort to enhance and promote undergraduate education.  You will be primarily teaching but expected to pursue scholarly activity and service through integration and application of current and emerging technologies and practices.

Information about the College and Department:

Kansas State University's College of Engineering is the largest and most comprehensive engineering college in Kansas with a strong commitment to diversity and enrollment of over 3500 undergraduates and 600 graduate students (see  Kansas State University is a Land Grant University and has been ranked among the top state and private institutions of higher education in Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall scholars since 1986.  Current enrollment is approximately 25,000 students.

The Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science in the College of Engineering is one of the nation's leading engineering programs focused on the design and construction of buildings and building systems.  The department offers a four-year ABET-accredited B.S. degree in Construction Science and Management.  The department currently has 17 faculty positions, approximately 650 undergraduate and graduate students (see 

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

The Successful Candidate will:

  • Provide leadership for student organizations and competitions
  • Effective communicator and instructor
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and management skills along with a commitment to team building and continuous improvement
  • Be able to work effectively with faculty, students, staff and industry

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • A strong background in structural engineering as applied to building structures
  • A strong background in computer applications and involvement with preparation of construction documents for building projects
  • Minimum of five years' experience in building structural engineering, along with professional engineering (PE) licensure in the U.S. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SE Licensure in the U.S. 
  • Ten years' experience in structural engineering with significant experience in a supervisory and/or project management capacity
  • Undergraduate building structural systems teaching experience
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate project work across multiple area of building design and construction

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Statement of teachnig philosophy
  3. Resume/ Vitae
  4. Contact information for three professional references

Note: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins:

December 1, 2017

Salary Range:

Negotiable based on qualifications

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.