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Montana Tech Assistant Professor-Environmental Engineering in Butte, Montana

Assistant Professor

Montana Technological University provides a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions that includes health, dental and vision insurance, mandatory retirement plan with employer contribution, partial tuition waiver, and a wellness program.

Applications received by March 04, 2024 will be guaranteed full review and consideration.  Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.


Responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratory courses within the Environmental Engineering Department and in other Engineering Departments as required. The focus areas for teaching are environmental process engineering, energy and sustainability, pollution prevention, Industrial ecology, water and wastewater treatment. and other courses as required. The candidate also is required to conduct research and actively collaborate with other on campus and off campus researchers and industrial facilities. The candidate also expected to be flexible in teaching courses beyond their expertise, at times, when required. The candidate must be able to mentor undergraduate research students, master’s level graduate students and doctoral level graduate students. The candidate will also be responsible to provide academic advising to undergraduate and graduate students and help them in their career and job placement.  The candidate also be responsible to actively participate in the ABET accreditation activities of the program. The individual must be able to initiate and sustain sponsored research projects.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Environmental/Chemical/Civil Engineering or a closely related Engineering discipline

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

  • Professional Engineering License or capability to obtain a PE license

  • Minimum one year of college level teaching experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Environmental/Chemical/Civil Engineering or a closely related Engineering discipline with work experience

  • Proven teaching record of excellence, more than one year

  • Proven research record with successful externally funded projects

    Physical Demands

  • Regular laboratory equipment handling, and handling of equipment for field work related to teaching and research.

    For full consideration application materials must be complete.  

    Please include: 

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications,

  • Resume

  • Contact information for 3 professional references. 

    For full consideration application materials must be complete.

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.

    Montana Tech is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana Tech makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.

    To claim veteran’s preference please complete the employment (veteran’s) preference form located on the employment page and email to You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

    Employment (veteran's) preference form

    To request an accommodation for the application or interview, please contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380;

    Why Work at Tech?

    Help meet the changing needs of society by providing a transformative student experience by helping develop leaders for tomorrow by advancing science, engineering and technology.

    In addition, Montana Tech offers an attractive benefits package* which includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance with low deductibles and comprehensive coverage.

  • Generous employer contribution toward monthly health care benefits worth $6.08 per hour.

  • 5.9% retirement employer contribution for eligible employees

  • 11 Holidays per year

  • 3 weeks of Annual Leave to start

  • Generous sick leave policy that can be used for sick children, doctor and dentist appointments as well as bereavement.

  • 6 credits of coursework free per year (fees not included)

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Reduced tuition for dependents after 4 months of employment for eligible employees

  • Employee Assistance and a Wellness Program

  • Optional Retirement Plan for eligible employees

  • Possible remote work days with supervisor approval and eligible positions.

    • Benefits are dependent on position type and terms and conditions of eligibility.

    Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, is nestled in the Heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Continental Divide, where I-15 and I-90 intersect. We are home to the largest National Historic District in the country. Montana Tech is a special focus institution with a reputation for excellence and value. Montana Tech is ranked #1 in the nation by CollegeNET.

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