Assistant/Associate/Professor of Engineering

Engineering (Vogel School of Engineering)

721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321
Mercer 315, Box #7802

Direct Office Phone: 423-775-7222

Status: Salaried with benefits (full-time, 9-month contract position)

location: Dayton, TN

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Position Summary

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Engineering (level commensurate with experience) to begin in the fall semester 2024.  The position requires academic excellence in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service with an emphasis on teaching.  The successful candidate will teach a broad range of engineering courses.  Bryan College currently offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.) degree with Options in Mechanical, Civil, Biology, Computing, Chemistry, and Engineering Management.  The Vogel School of Engineering opened in the fall of 2018 and currently has 65 students.  Enrollment is projected to continue to increase yearly as the program develops.  State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory facilities have recently been constructed.

Most importantly, the new faculty will share and promote a Christian worldview consistent with the Bryan College Statement of Belief and Community Life Standards.  In particular, the ideal candidate will share and promote the Vogel School of Engineering Purpose Statement:

The purpose of the Vogel School of Engineering at Bryan College is to equip engineering graduates to go out into the world as Ambassadors of Christ, Biblically rooted, with academic excellence and servant hearts to fulfill God’s Creation Mandate.

The profession of engineering was given by God through the dominion mandate and the Great Commission.  Engineering faculty at Bryan College envision engineering as exercising stewardship over natural resources, alleviating the effects of sin, and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Reports to: Chair, Dept. of Engineering

Education Required

  • An earned graduate degree [doctorate preferred] in Engineering or closely related fields.  All disciplines will be considered, but preference will be given to mechanical or civil engineering.



  • Working in a team environment to formulate and implement policies and procedures for the Vogel School of Engineering informed by a Christian perspective.
  • Developing and teaching courses and laboratory modules relating to a broad range of engineering classes.
  • Work with the lab manager to share in administration and oversight duties of laboratory and Makerspace facilities including specification, purchasing and O&M of equipment, maintaining compliance with all regulatory requirements, and developing and implementing policies and procedures relating to the safe use of the laboratory and maker-space facilities.
  • Serving as faculty advisor for student clubs.
  • Serving as a spiritual mentor and advising students academically and professionally.
  • Accreditation activities including identifying and implementing SACS and ABET requirements.
  • Develop industrial partners in curriculum development, sponsored projects, and student internships/placement.
  • Recruitment of students.
  • Serving as Vogel School of Engineering representative in the community.
  • Serve on committees.
  • Other duties as required.

Desired Qualities

  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent authorization to work in the United States


Other Information

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to serving Him and His church.
  • Endorse without reservation our mission and standards of conduct.