Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

United States


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for a full-time, benefited, twelve-month, non-tenure track term Distance Program Coordinator/Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position in Construction Engineering and Management (CEM). Rank will be dependent upon qualifications. An earned doctorate in Construction Engineering Management, Civil Engineering or a related field, or a MS degree in Construction Engineering Management, Civil Engineering or a related field with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in Construction Engineering and/or Management or related field is required. Experience with distance education delivery techniques and instructional design is required. SD Mines has been ranked multiple years in the top 10 for its online graduate programs in Construction Engineering and Management, Engineering Management, and Mining Engineering and Management. The successful candidate will be responsible for management, delivery and development of the existing construction engineering management program. Duties will include growing enrollment, advising students, and teaching online courses in Construction Engineering and Management. This position will also be responsible to coordinate course offerings and program development among existing and new distance engineering management programs. The desired start date is June 22, 2019.


Preference will be given to candidates with extensive construction industry experience and who have bachelor’s degrees from ABET accredited engineering programs or equivalent, and those who have obtained professional licensure. The Construction Engineering Management (CEM) Program is an online graduate degree program under the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Since inception in August 2009, CEM has 67 graduates of the program and a current enrollment of 50. The CEE Department has a BS degree in Civil Engineering, minors in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Engineering, MS degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering (CENE) and Construction Engineering and Management, and a PhD in CENE, and participates in two other interdisciplinary PhD programs. The department has 13 full-time faculty and approximately 300 students. Additional information about the CEE Department may be found at http://cee.sdsmt.edu/.


Established in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. South Dakota Mines is a public university offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. Known for our academic rigor, we maintain a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our students benefit from immersive learning experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally competitive engineering teams. Our graduates have a 97% placement rate and an average starting salary of nearly $61,346. Our Research Programs are concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education; and underground science and engineering.


South Dakota Mines is a growing university that enrolls around 2,700 students from 45 states and 35 countries. Rapid City is the state’s second largest city (with an urban population of 74,421 and metropolitan population of 199,656) and is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, the Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities, including, hiking, bicycling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more information about South Dakota Mines and Rapid City, visit: www.sdsmt.edu and http://visitrapidcity.com/.


South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at http://www.sdsmt.edu/employment. Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

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