The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CArEE) at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri is seeking outstanding applicants for non-tenure track, assistant teaching professor position starting in August 2020. The teaching professorship will be responsible for teaching courses as part of the CArEE departmental offerings and specifically newly established minor in Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) and graduate program course offerings in construction engineering emphasis area. On-line instruction and distance education offerings will also be among the duties and opportunities. Competitive salary commensurate with the rank and qualifications of the candidates will be offered.
U.S. News and World Report ranks the academic programs at Missouri S&T’s CArEE as a top 30 among public civil engineering programs. The Department currently has 30 faculty members including 24 tenure-track/tenured faculty, 5 Teaching Professors, and 1 Lecturer that are actively involved in research, teaching, and service. The Department is housed in Butler-Carlton Hall that is currently expanded to house the new $6.5 million Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML). The Department has an enrollment of approximately 490 undergraduate and 125 graduate students. The undergraduate civil, environmental and architectural engineering program is ABET accredited. The CEM area is strongly supported by the Missouri Consortium for Construction Innovation (MO-CCI). Saint Louis – about 100 miles away from Rolla where Missouri S&T is located – is the hub for many top construction stakeholders as ranked by Engineering New Record. More information about the Department’s vision, strategic plan, activities, and research may be found at: https://care.mst.edu/.
Meanwhile the successful candidate must at least hold BSc and MSc degrees in civil engineering or related engineering field with in-depth knowledge in CEM, preference will be given to candidates holding a PhD degree in civil engineering or related engineering field with a CEM focus (or having documented qualifications by experience). The candidate should have substantiated contemporary academic background and output to teach courses in most of the following areas: Drawing and Building Information Modeling; Information Technology for Construction; Construction Technology for High-Rise Buildings; Construction Estimating and Scheduling; Pre-Project Planning and Feasibility Studies; Logistics for Construction Industry; and surveying. Demonstrated passion for teaching and using innovative teaching pedagogies – including problem and service based learning – will be highly considered in the evaluation process. The optimal candidate is expected to possess effective and efficient communication skills to design course outline, deliver course objectives, and motivate students about CEM.
Missouri S&T’s CArEE, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work life balance of its faculty and staff (see http://hr.mst.edu). Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching statement, 4) statement of diversity and inclusion, and 5) complete contact information for at least three references to Missouri S&T’s Human Resources Office at: https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/ using Reference Number 32727. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants must apply by March 1, 2020. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Islam El-adaway, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or to Civil Engineering Assistant Chair Dr. W. Eric Showalter email@example.com.
Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities with 98 degree programs in 39 disciplines. 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 degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 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, impactful careers!