Assistant/Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Atchison, KS Benedictine College
Job Type


School: Engineering 

Job Status: Full-time  

FLSA Status:  Exempt 

Reports To: Chair, School of Engineering

Grade/Level: M.S./Ph.D. 

Amount of Travel Required: None

Work Schedule:  

Positions Supervised: None 


Benedictine College invites applications from civil engineers to apply for a full-time position in the rapidly growing School of Engineering. This tenure-track position at Assistant or Associate Professor rank starts in August 2024.

Benedictine College is an authentically Catholic liberal arts college that is proud of its Catholic tradition and is faithful to its mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, and residential college. Benedictine College is ranked by the Cardinal Newman Society as one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation, listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by US News & World Report, and named as one of the top twenty colleges in America by a First Things magazine study of more than 2,000 colleges and universities.  Benedictine College is located in Atchison, KS, which is small town that is a short drive from larger cities such as St. Joseph, MO, and Kansas City, MO.

The Benedictine College School of Engineering has recently completed a $25M expansion and renovation of its engineering building, which provides state-of-the art facilities. The School of Engineering is growing rapidly and currently has 260 students, 13 faculty members, and 2 staff. It offers ABET-accredited degrees in chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering. 




Responsibilities include teaching four classes per semester and engage in appropriate faculty service.  


The successful candidate should hold a M.S. or Ph.D. in civil engineering. He or she must be willing to teach a variety of civil engineering courses and laboratories as well as some general engineering classes. The candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to the development of the BC School of Engineering. Moreover, he or she is expected to exemplify the integration of the Catholic Faith with the engineering profession. Teaching and industrial experience are desirable.
Applicants should submit the following:

  1. An application letter that indicates clearly how the applicant will contribute to the aforementioned mission of the college
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. A statement of teaching philosophy and interest
  4. A separate statement of how the applicant will integrate the Catholic Faith with the engineering profession.

For questions concerning the position, please contact Dr. Darrin Muggli, Professor and Chair of Engineering, at 913-360-7961 or  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.



Physical Abilities 

Stand F 

Walk F 

Sit F 

Handling / Fingering O

Reach Outward F 

Reach Above Shoulder F

Climb N

Crawl N

Squat or Kneel O

Bend O

Push / Pull

12 lbs or less O

13-25 lbs N

26-40 lbs  N

41-100 lbs N


Lift /Carry

10 lbs or less O

11-20 lbs O

21-50 lbs N

51-100 lbs N

Over 100 lbs N