Assistant Professor - Construction Engineering Technology

Updated: about 17 hours ago
Location: Hattiesburg, MISSISSIPPI
Assistant Professor - Construction Engineering Technology  
The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor. The position is in the School of Construction within the Construction Engineering Technology program. The School of Construction resides in the College of Science and Technology. Positions will begin August 2017. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.  
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses within the Construction Engineering Technology program in areas related to their education and experience. Candidates must have a scholarship and research plan with potential for external funding, the ability to publish in professional and academic journals, and provide service to the university, profession, industry and community.  
A terminal degree within the discipline of construction, architecture or a closely related fields with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate coursework are required.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States at the time of their application.  
Demonstrated ability to engage in effective teaching and research in a traditional classroom setting and online teaching are required. Candidates with relevant industry experience, expertise in teaching areas of the curriculum, and creative and innovative approaches to learning are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to candidates with Civil and Mechanical engineering competencies.
The Construction Engineering Technology program shares over 60% of its subject courses with the Architectural Engineering Technology program facilitating IPD/D and a Design-Build specialization.  
Open Until Filled
Applications must be complete by 05/15/ 2017 to ensure full consideration. Electronic submissions of the following items are required to complete the application packet:
*Letter of application
*Teaching philosophy
*Research plan
*Three letters of recommendation
*Contact information for three academic and or professional references.
Unofficial transcripts
Official transcripts "will" be required prior to a campus interview.  
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, Southern Miss students have collected seven Goldwater Scholarships, three Truman Scholarships and 16 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.  
Work hours will vary depending on teaching, research and service schedules, and office hours.  
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