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