Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Department Chair and Sarchet Professor
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), one of the nation’s foremost engineering education and research institutions, invites nominations and applications for the position of Department Chair of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE) and the Bernard R. Sarchet Endowed Professorship. The professorship is coupled with the chair position and is named in honor of S&T’s founding chair of Engineering Management (https://emacademy.mst.edu/people/bernard-sarchet/).
The EMSE Department seeks an exceptionally qualified leader with proven skills and experience commensurate with the academic management duties of a department chair. The candidate is required to have a strong publication record; demonstrated leadership skills; evidence of effective teaching and commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels; experience conducting and fostering interdisciplinary research/education; and experience leading and mentoring students, staff, and faculty.
- Internationally recognized reputation in Engineering Management, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related discipline
- Extensive experience in program development and growth, in both curricula and research
- Experience and knowledge in ABET/EAC accreditation of undergraduate programs
- Willingness to travel for the benefit of the department, including alumni development and industry outreach
- Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills and an ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting
- Demonstrated excellence in mentoring and supporting faculty in their research and teaching activities
- Successful record of budgetary and personnel management
- Ability to represent the department in both academic and industry research settings
- Demonstrated record of ethical performance
- Demonstrated ability to set clear and consistent strategies and vision for future growth
- Leadership and commitment to student learning success, including proven ideas to increase student enrollment and graduation success
- Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- An earned doctoral degree in Engineering Management or Systems Engineering or Industrial Engineering or in a related discipline from an accredited university
- Academic credentials commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor
Interested candidates should apply at https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/. The application materials should include 1) Cover Letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications for the position, with particular focus on the candidate’s contributions to research, teaching, and leadership; 2) Current Curriculum Vitae; 3) Diversity and Inclusion Statement; and 4) Complete contact information for at least five references. Review of applicants will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Persons selected for the position may be required to provide verification, prior to employment, of the credentials stated in application materials submitted. The final candidate is required to provide official transcript(s) for the terminal degree listed in the application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) must be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification might result in the withdrawal of a job offer.
About the EMSE Department
The department offers ABET accredited BS, and MS, and PhD Degrees in Engineering Management and MS and PhD degrees in Systems Engineering and is solely housed in the Engineering Management Building, with available lab, office, and classroom space. The department maintains an active research program with recent grants from funding sources such as NSF, NIH, USDOE, USDoD, USDOT, and The Boeing Company.
The EMSE Department is part of S&T’s newest college, the Kummer College for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. Supported in part by the Kummer Foundation, this unique college integrates all academic, co-curricular, and administrative activities related to innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic development.
Missouri S&T is in Rolla, Missouri, and offers abundant outdoor recreational opportunities and easy access to metropolitan areas and the beautiful Ozark Mountain region. Information about the department and university can be found at: https://emse.mst.edu/ and https://www.mst.edu/.
Missouri S&T and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Missouri S&T has undertaken many initiatives to improve campus life and the work-life balance of its faculty and staff. Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities with 100 degree programs in 39 disciplines. It was founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks’ scenery. Missouri S&T offers undergraduate degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities, and business, with MS and PhD programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With over 7,000 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility and impactful careers.