The Weisberg Division of Engineering in the College of Information, Technology and Engineering at Marshall University invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Construction Management.
Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Division, the position of Assistant Professor requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. The faculty member in this position is required to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses (lecture and laboratory); supervise master’s thesis and undergraduate projects; pursue scholarly activities (including research in the field, writing and managing grants; and preparing peer reviewed publications); engage in academic mentoring; assist in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan; participate in professional service; and participate in professional activities and organizations. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication in their area of expertise. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates, at minimum, must meet these requirements: (1) A Ph.D. in Construction/Engineering Management, or a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (or related field) with significant engineering management experience, (2) research record and course work that matches area of interest, (3) strong commitment to teach and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a primary emphasis in undergraduate engineering education, (4) capable of integrating area of expertise into our curriculum through core/elective courses and laboratories, (5) have an interdisciplinary mindset and work well in a highly collaborative environment and (6) must be able to communicate effectively.
The Weisberg Division of Engineering offers a BS in Engineering with a Civil Emphasis, a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, a BS in Mechanical Engineering, a MS in Mechanical Engineering, a MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering, a BS in Biomedical Engineering, and a MS in Engineering with majors in Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering, Engineering Management, and Environmental Engineering. The Division is part of the College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), a multi-disciplinary college with a wide range of faculty expertise and interests. The Engineering Division is housed in the Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, a state-of-the-art complex that opened Fall of 2015.
Marshall University is a state-supported multi-campus public university located in Huntington, West Virginia. Nestled between the banks of the Ohio River and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains bordering Ohio and Kentucky, the Huntington region, with a population in excess of 315,000, affords a comfortable lifestyle, low cost of living, state-of-the-art health care, modern educational facilities, and unrivaled natural beauty. Marshall University employs 2000 faculty and staff members who serve 10,000 undergraduate, 3,300 graduate, and 700 professional students.
Qualified candidates should submit electronically at https://www.marshall.edu/human-resources/job-opportunities/
the following: (1) letter of intent, (2) complete vita, (3) teaching philosophy statement and interests including a list of courses, (4) research statement including how undergraduate students would be incorporated into research, (5) list of completed graduate coursework, and (6) complete contact information for at least three professional references. Selected candidates interviewing on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded to the chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions prior to scheduling an on-campus interview.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A starting date of January or August 2020 is anticipated.