The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, housed within the School of Engineering. The Citadel is a unique public institution with the mission of educating and developing principled leaders through our Corps of Cadets and Graduate College programs. Located in historic Charleston, S.C., The Citadel offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in humanities, business, math, science, engineering, and education. With an enrollment of 2,300, our Corps of Cadets is the nation’s largest military college program outside the national service academies. All cadets are educated within a classic military system and residential barracks with a 24-hr schedule. Upon graduation approximately, 30 percent of students earn military commissions, while a majority of students enter the engineering workforce, or pursue graduate education. With an enrollment of over 1,000, The Citadel Graduate College offers civilian-based academic programs of distinction, primarily to non-traditional students, including both undergraduate and graduate curriculum, with a focus on serving residents of South Carolina’s economically-expansive Lowcountry coastal region. Academic programs at the college are enhanced by a strong commitment to service and dedication to an emblematic honor code that calls upon students not to lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do. Since our institutions’ founding in 1842, The Citadel’s emphasis on values-based leadership development and intellectual capacity has produced generations of graduates who have served their nation, their professions, and their communities with great distinction.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:
Minimum qualifications for a tenure track faculty position include an earned PhD in Civil Engineering, or related fields. Successful candidates will demonstrate: a potential and interest in undergraduate education, as well as graduate education; interest in engaging students in meaningful undergraduate research; strong potential for, and commitment to, student academic advising; support for our Department’s nationally recognized student enrichment activities; and personal dedication to ongoing professional development in civil engineering and engineering education.
Professional engineering registration and associated certifications, or potential for, and strong commitment towards obtaining these vital distinctions, should be demonstrated. A successful candidate must be an effective communicator and be able to serve as a role model for students in the Corps of Cadets and other undergraduate and graduate students in our day and evening academic programs.
A preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience and expertise in the civil engineering field of water resources. Prior teaching, professional related experience, and professional engineering licensure, or associated certifications, are desirable.
Anticipated hiring date is August 15, 2020. Applications received by January 1, 2020 will be assured consideration; however, qualified applications will be considered until the position is filled. In addition to the on-line application, applicants should include in their online application or send a complete resume including names, address and telephone number of three professional references to:
The Department of Human Resources
Attn: Angie Rochester/Civil & Environmental Engineering
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409
Qualified women and minorities candidates are encouraged to apply. The Citadel is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment and academic endeavor.