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Professor – Engineering

Professor – Engineering

Application Deadline: October 11, 2019

Job Start Date:  July 1, 2020

Do you have a passion for serving motivated men and women in their pursuit of obtaining a degree in the engineering field?   Do you have a desire to mentor students in their lives of Christian service?  Are you looking for a position to impact the next generation of problem-solvers, yet also offers a strong work/life balance?  If so, Bethany Lutheran College may be the place for you!

Bethany Lutheran College, a Christian liberal arts college, owned and operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month faculty position in the Engineering department beginning July 1, 2020.  As a full-time faculty member in this program, you will play a key role in the way the Engineering program is shaped for the next generation of learners.  This person will have the autonomy to shape the curriculum to meet the needs of industry, to identify and select additional instructors along with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, as well as to develop and engage in meaningful internship opportunities for students in this growing program.  A curriculum has been approved and is in place for this program which aligns to and supports all of Bethany’s mission and goals for our students.  You will be provided the opportunity to guide and shape students in this exciting and growing program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil or related Engineering field required; doctorate degree is preferred; ABD considered with a plan in place to complete the terminal degree.
  • Passion for teaching, advising and mentoring students.
  • Experience with mechanical or biomedical engineering topics, including Statics and Dynamics, Solid and/or Fluid Dynamics, Electrical Circuits and Computer Aided Engineering.

Compensation:  Salary is commensurate with experience and background; comprehensive benefit program.

Application Process:  Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and area of specialization, resume/curriculum vitae, statement of church membership and faith in the context of a Christian liberal arts college, and academic transcripts (may be unofficial; if an employment offer is made, certified transcripts for all college-level education will be required) to:

Academic Search Committee – Engineering
Bethany Lutheran College – Human Resources Office
700 Luther Drive
Mankato, MN 56001;
or via scanned email to

Review of applications will begin October 14, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.