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Assistant Professor

Mississippi State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture, Other Professional Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Function:

Teach students in studio courses and in core specialization courses in the Building Construction Science Program. This program is unique in its studio-based learning model in which students collaboratively work with their instructors, peers, and other relevant programs to enhance their content knowledge, technical competency, and leadership skills.

Salary Grade : UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

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.

Tenure Track Status:

This is a tenure track position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Successful candidate will be expected to teach studio and lecture courses, engage in scholarly research, and participate in service. 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 Construction, Architecture, or Engineering; or a Bachelor's degree in Construction, Architecture, or Engineering and a terminal degree in relevant field. One year of experience in the construction industry or related field (relevant Research Assistant and Internship experience will be considered). Evidence of successful teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate construction courses. Evidence of construction related research/scholarship. Evidence of excellent communication (oral, written, and digital) skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Construction, Architecture, Engineering, or a related field (ABDs will be considered). Demonstrate excellence in high-impact teaching practices and active learning. Three years or more of progressive experience in the construction industry. Advanced education, certification, professional registration, licensure, or other relevant credentials. Ability to teach emerging and/or interdisciplinary topics in the built and virtual environment.

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:

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.
If you have position-specific question, please contact Michele Herrmann, Esq., the search committee chair at

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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