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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 020500 - Building Construction Science
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Department Profile:

The Building Construction Science (BCS) Program in the College of Architecture, Art, and Design invites applications for a nine-month full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level starting in August of 2018. Located in a college that includes design disciplines of architecture, art, and interior design, the BCS Program utilizes a core curriculum of eight different six-credit, project-based studios that integrate multiple construction content areas coordinated to advance integrated design/construction education. Through its innovative approach to interdisciplinary education in the built environment, the BCS Program produces collaborative-minded construction professionals – critical thinkers who rigorously engage new challenges in the rapidly changing construction and business environment.

Area of Specialization:

Building Construction Science

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include teaching undergraduate studio courses and technical courses, engaging in funded research, and service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in a construction-related field, with an undergraduate degree in construction or a closely related field, and industry experience in construction management or a closely related field. Candidates should also demonstrate evidence of, or verified potential for establishing, a publication record, external grant procurement, University-level teaching, and communication skills in written and spoken English.

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):

Yes

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications who also hold a PhD in construction or closely related field (ABDs may be considered with arrangements made at the time of hire for completing PhD within a specified time period), and experience in construction management.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach the following (1) a cover letter explaining how the candidate’s qualifications fit the goals of the program and requirements of the position, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a statement describing the candidate’s teaching philosophy, (4) a statement describing the candidate's approach to research and scholarship, and (5) a list of three references with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Questions may be directed to Lee Carson, Search Committee Chair (lcarson@caad.msstate.edu). Review of materials will begin on January 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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