The Higher Ed Job Site For Academics

Search for University Jobs in Engineering

Job ID: 99643

Department Chair
North Dakota State University

  • Nov. 3, 2017
  • Department Chair
  • Construction Management and Engineering
  • North Dakota State University
    Fargo, ND
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Jul. 1, 2018
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering
    Architectural (Building & Construction)
Download PDF
E-mail me this higher education job!
Save For Later
Print This

Refer a Friend of Colleague

View Similar University Jobs
View University Jobs in North Dakota  NORTH DAKOTA



The College of Engineering at North Dakota State University (NDSU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair, Department of Construction Management and Engineering (CM&E). The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Engineering and is responsible for administrative, budgetary, and personnel decisions within the Department. The Chair will be responsible for overseeing curriculum design, facility planning and program implementation. The Chair is expected to lead the faculty and students in their quest for excellence in education and research, establish long-term goals for the department and create a vision for attaining these goals. The Chair is responsible for working with the Industry Advisory Board, building relationships with industrial supporters and alumni relations. The Chair will mentor and evaluate the faculty and staff and facilitate a collegial and productive work environment. The position will be a full time, 11-month appointment.

The CM&E Department currently has approximately 300 undergraduates and 30 graduate students, 7 full-time faculty members and 4 part-time faculty. CM&E offers an ABET accredited BS in Construction Engineering, an ACCE accredited BS in Construction Management, a Master’s of Science in Construction Management and an online Master’s of Construction Management. Graduate Ph.D. students can also be admitted to Civil Engineering with a concentration in construction engineering.


  • An earned doctorate in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, architectural engineering or related field, and a record deserving appointment as tenured full professor at NDSU;
  • Evidence of excellent and recognized scholarship, education, and professional service in the field of construction management and engineering;
  • Demonstrated potential in seeking and acquiring funds for scholarly research, growing industry partnerships and other mission-aligned revenue generation while being responsible for managing financial resources strategically;
  • Commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education;
  • Excellent communication skills in both internal and external interactions;
  • Commitment to enhancing the diversity of the department’s faculty and students.
  • Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) or Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Demonstrated evidence of curriculum development experience with ABET-EAC accreditation requirements and/or ACCE accreditation requirements, and knowledge of innovative curriculum development and implementation.
  • Service leadership in professional societies, including service on elected boards, editorial boards of journals, and program committees or international conferences.
  • Three or more years of domestic construction and/or design industry experience

Applications must include 1) a written statement with examples of achievements that clearly articulate the candidate’s academic leadership philosophy, teaching philosophy, research goals and administrative vision including recruiting for diversity; 2) current curriculum vita including evaluation of teaching effectiveness, 3) names and contact information of four academic professional references (including one construction industry reference).

Go to:; click on Search Openings, and search by Department (Construction Management & Engineering). Screening will begin on November 10, 2017; however, nominations and applications are being accepted now and will be accepted until the position is filled. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2018 or earlier. Direct inquiries regarding this position to Dr. Dinesh Katti, Search Committee Chair, E-mail:, and Phone: (701)-231-7245. This search will be conducted in compliance with North Dakota Open Record Laws.

  • North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, as applicable. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. This position is exempt from North Dakota Veterans’ Preference requirements. As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Dr. Dinesh Katti, Search Committee Chair
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
    North Dakota State University
    Fargo, ND
  • 701-231-7245


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

RSS for the latest higher education jobs
Atom for the latest higher education jobs - Sabbatical Homes