Assistant Professor

Mississippi State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture, Other Professional Fields, Urban & Regional Planning, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Function:

Teach freshman 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.

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 Professor level starting in August of 2022. 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, 2022

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will be expected to teach freshman 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

A master’s degree in a construction related field, Architecture, or Engineering is required. In addition, five years or more of full time United States 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):


Preferred Qualifications:

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.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Minimum physical efforts.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.

Condition of Employment:

As required by Executive Order 14042, If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination or apply for and receive a University-approved exemption before beginning employment with the University.

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.

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