Job no: 502132 Position type: Full-Time 9-Month Department: 020500 - Building Construction Science Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Faculty Position Open Date: Mar 16 2021
Teach undergraduate students in studio courses and in core specialization courses in the Building Construction Science Program. This program is unique in its collaborative relationship with the School of Architecture and the interaction of construction and architecture students and faculty in two different year-level studios.
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 Professor level starting in August of 2021. 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.
Anticipated Appointment Date:
August 16, 2021
Tenure Track Status:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Successful candidate will be expected to teach in various levels of studio and lecture courses and engage in scholarly research. The studio format provides extended class time to allow for project development, team projects and lab exercises, collaboration with architecture studios, and site activities. Successful candidate(s) will have a 9-month appointment. Successful candidates should be prepared to teach in one or more of the following areas; Estimating, Scheduling, Construction Documents, Equipment, and Building Information Modeling (BIM), construction technologies.
A master's degree in a construction related field, Architecture, or Engineering is required. In addition, five years or more of full time industry experience in construction management or a closely related field is required. 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.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
Professional Licensure as an Architect, Engineer or General Contractor is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Successful candidate(s) will have teaching experience and a potential research agenda.
All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable 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.
Internal Number: 502132
About Mississippi State University
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