Job Openings

Current Openings


KFI Engineers Professor of Energy Stewardship

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at North Dakota State University (NDSU) seeks an exceptional candidate at the rank of tenured or tenure-track associate or full professor for appointment to the position of KFI Engineers Professor of Energy Stewardship.

Assistant Professor in Biomaterials

The College of Engineering at North Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Biomaterials. The home department will depend on the research background of the selected candidate.

Assistant Professor of Practice - Construction Management and Engineering

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at North Dakota State University invites applications for a non-tenure-track position in construction management and engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice. Exceptional candidates will be considered for a higher rank of Associate Professor of Practice.

Assistant/Associate Professor - Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Engineering effective fall 2022. Exceptional candidates with significant prior experience will also be considered for the rank of Associate Professor.

Assistant Professor - Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

The Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) Department invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position. Candidates with strength in systems reliability, quality, enterprise resource management, and project and program management are especially encouraged to apply, although all areas of industrial and manufacturing engineering will be considered.

Assistant Professor - Software Engineering

The Department of Computer Science of North Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of software engineering.


Administrative Assistant - Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering department has undergraduate and graduate programs in Agricultural Engineering, Precision Agriculture and Agricultural Systems Management. The successful candidate would have administrative interactions daily with students, staff, and departmental faculty.

Why Choose NDSU?

NDSU is a top-ranked institution that provides affordable access to an excellent education. We combine teaching and research in a rich learning environment, and educate future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world. NDSU is fully accredited as an institution by the Higher Learning Commission.

About the College of Engineering

We are the largest college on the NDSU Campus with a Fall 2021 enrollment of 2,608 students.

Fact Facts:

- 6 academic departments

  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

- 11 undergraduate degrees and 17 graduate programs

- 80 Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty in 2021-22 

North Dakota's Land-Grant, Research University

The NDSU College of Engineering is an economic engine for the state and region. We educate students, conduct primary research, create new knowledge and advance technology. We believe graduate and undergraduate students should be directly involved in world-class research and we hire top researchers in their disciplines to teach our students. This is a place where ideas become opportunities.

Research Programs

NDSU is located in Fargo, rated as one of the best places to live and for family

Fargo, also known as “North of Normal”, has an active business and entrepreneurial community, and was ranked:

  • The No. 1 in the 2014 Best Small Places for Business and Careers by Forbes
  • The Best-performing Small City of 2014 and 2015 by the Milken Institute
  • The No. 1 Best Small College Town by the USA Today in 2016

More Fargo Facts

An estimated 125,990 people live in Fargo. The greater metropolitan area population is nearly 250,000.

  • Fargo was named the sixth safest city in the United States by WalletHub. (2017)
  • Fargo was ranked in the top 10 least-stressed cities in America by (June 2016)
  • Fargo is in the top 100 best places to live, small to mid-sized cities in the U.S., in the annual ranking from Livability. (2016)
  • North Dakota ranked No. 4 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best States list. States were evaluated on health care, education, opportunity, economy, infrastructure, crime and corrections, and government. (March 2018)
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