Engineering Faculty (Fall 2020)
Ottawa University (est. 1865), one of the oldest private liberal arts universities in the United States, seeks candidates and/or nominations for a full-time Engineering position with assignment in the University’s School of Arts & Sciences. This position will be assigned the appropriate faculty rank based on teaching experience and academic credentials. Faculty member will be expected to teach in our Engineering core curricula, while also participating in the liberal arts curriculum and accreditation processes. Primary responsibilities include teaching, advising, academic program guidance, and providing faculty leadership.

Ottawa University is a multi-campus system and serves approximately 4000 students through its campuses in Kansas (main campus), Arizona, Wisconsin, and Online. Ottawa University is a regionally accredited, church-related, private university that strives to integrate faith, learning, and life in the academic experiences of students.

Qualifications for the full-time, 9-month faculty position include 3-5 years of related experience, a master’s degree in Engineering (doctorate in Engineering is highly preferred). The successful candidate will develop and teach a broad range of courses and laboratories at the undergraduate level in the Engineering program. Additional responsibilities will include teaching math/physics/chemistry courses, as appropriate with academic background and experience; program development and assessment; student advising; and assisting with student recruitment. Ideal candidates will have industrial work experience and knowledge, as well as experience with ABET assessment. Educational background in Civil, Electrical, and Computer Engineering will be considered, but Mechanical Engineering is preferred. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience and academic preparation. Faculty member must display an enthusiasm for teaching from a liberal arts perspective and have an interest in working with undergraduate-level (traditional and adult) learners, as well as have a passion for students.

Founded in 1865, Ottawa University is a not-for-profit, comprehensive university affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, USA. The University’s original residential campus is located in Ottawa, Kansas, but it now maintains branch campuses in Arizona, Wisconsin, Kansas, and online. In addition to two residential campuses (Ottawa, Kansas and Surprise, Arizona), Ottawa University offers innovative, flexible adult education programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

This is an anticipated position for 2020-2021. A completed Application for Employment is required at as a part of the application process. Candidates should attach to the application a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references as a part of the application for employment. Any additional information can be emailed to

Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: Engineering

Contact Information
Mandi Adams
Ottawa University
1001 S Cedar Street
Ottawa, 66067