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Associate/Full Professor and Program Director of Construction Management - WVU Tech at West Virginia University

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Beckley, West Virginia





Job Description:

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity: 

 
The Department of Engineering Technology within the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, seeks to hire an Associate/Full Professor and Program Director for the new undergraduate Construction Management program scheduled to start in the Fall 2018 semester. Position is 9-month, full-time, tenure-track, and benefits-eligible.
 
The successful candidate will be overseeing program development and growth; hiring of new faculty members; recruiting and advising students; facilitating and overseeing internships; overseeing assessment, accreditation and program review processes, and building a strong connection with the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) industries. The successful candidate will be expected to teach, pursue scholarly activities and perform other service associated with a faculty position.
 
Date of Appointment: August 2018
 
Location: Beckley, WV


Rank and Salary: Commensurate with experience
 
Deadline: Review of applications will begin March 5, 2018
 
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment.  The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities.  Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences has been consistently ranked as Top 100 Best Undergraduate Engineering program in the U.S. News & World Report rankings.  WVU Tech offers a broad array of programs including four-year (BS) programs in Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering; Computer Science; Information Systems; and BS degrees in Electronic Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology (Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical emphasis), and Industrial Technology.  Nine of the programs within the College are ABET accredited.
 
More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at: http://engineering.wvutech.edu/


A Ph.D. degree in Construction Management or a terminal degree in a field relative to the discipline is required. The candidate must have at least seven years of college-level teaching experience in the field and minimum of five years of relevant U.S. construction industry experience. Familiarity with ABET or ACCE accreditation is highly desirable.  Commitment to teaching excellence, responsiveness to student needs, and good communication skills are essential. 
 
Applications must include:


  • Letter of interest

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Statement of Management and Leadership Philosophy

  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts

  • Contact information for 3 references including telephone and email address 

Requirements:
  • Background check
About WVU:
 
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Get more details at http://hr.wvu.edu/
 
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.