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first_imgJob DescriptionThe Building Construction Department within the Myers-Lawson Schoolof Construction (MLSoC) is seeking applicants for a tenure-trackfaculty position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin Fall 2021in Blacksburg, VA. This position is a nine-month, full-timeappointment dedicated primarily to the teaching, research andservice missions of the School.MLSoC is a joint venture between the College of Engineering and theCollege of Architecture and Urban Studies with undergraduateprograms in Construction Engineering and Management(ABET-accredited) and Building Construction (ACCE-accredited). Asuccessful candidate for this tenure-track position will beexpected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels,establish a substantial externally-funded research program,maintain an active scholarship agenda, and promote the MLSoCthrough national and international engagement.MLSoC is dedicated to inclusion, serving in the spirit ofcommunity, diversity, and excellence. We are seeking a candidatewho will adopt and practice the Virginia Tech Principles ofCommunity, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increaseaccess and inclusion and to create a community that nurtureslearning and growth for all of its members. We actively seek abroad spectrum of candidates to join our faculty in preparing thefuture leaders of the construction industry. MLSoC does notdiscriminate against employees, students, or applicants on thebasis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genderexpression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion,sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or anyother basis protected by law. Prior to hire, all applicants mustpass a criminal background check.Required Qualifications• Ph.D. in construction or a closely related field of study, byappointment start date.• Publications in the applicant’s research field.• Expertise in one or more areas that complements our curriculumand current research teams, including but not limited to:Human-centered health and safety; resilience; smart materials;workforce development and labor management; data science andanalytics; qualitative and quantitative methods; city/communitydevelopment; building energy and sustainability; design, constructand manufacture integration and lifecycle management.Preferred Qualifications• Demonstrated record of effective teaching in higher education(e.g., through evidence of student and/or faculty evaluations ofteaching).• Demonstrated experience in academic program service.• Demonstrated commitment to serving diverse communities andbuilding inclusive cultures (e.g., through outreach, service,program development).• 2 years of professional experience in construction or a relateddiscipline.• Certification and/or licensure related to the applicant’sprofessional field (e.g., PMP, CCM, PE, RA) is encouraged.Application MaterialsApplicants must apply online at jobs.vt.edu. Complete applicationswill include the following:1) a cover page summarizing your teaching and research experience,area of expertise, and future research plan;2) curriculum vitae,3) two-page research statement describing your research experience,interests, and future plans;4) two-page teaching and service statement describing your approachto develop and teach courses (in-person and remote), serve theprofession, University, and broader community;5) one page statement of diversity philosophy describing yourexperiences and/or commitments to facilitate diversity andinclusion;6) two samples of research publications (published or underreview);7) a list of three references.Only complete applications will be reviewed. Inquiries concerningthe position or application process should be directed to RoslynGarrison, CAUS HR Division Director, [email protected] Opportunities with the Department of BuildingConstructionPlease note that this search is for a tenure track AssistantProfessor position. Additionally, the Department of BuildingConstruction is currently also recruiting for an AssistantProfessor of Practice position. If your qualifications align betterwith the position of Assistant Professor of Practice, pleaseconsider submitting your application for that search. Moreinformation regarding the requirements for this position can befound on VT Jobs here: Assistant Professor of PracticeAppointment TypeRegularSalary InformationCommensurate with experienceReview DateFebruary 1, 2021Additional InformationThe successful Candidate will be required to have a criminalconviction check.Position requires occasional travel to attend conferences andmeetings.About Virginia TechDedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve),Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking ahands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to beleaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institutionthat enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout theworld, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicatedto knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers morethan 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eightundergraduatecolleges , a school ofmedicine , a veterinarymedicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The universityhas a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campusin Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus inRoanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices andresearchcenters . A leading global research institution, Virginia Techconducts more than $500 million in research annually.Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, orapplicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (includingpregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, geneticinformation, national origin, political affiliation, race,religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwisediscriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about,discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation ofother employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected bylaw.If you are an individual with a disability and desire anaccommodation, please contact Roslyn Garrison at [email protected] during regular businesshours at least 10 business days prior to the event.Advertised: January 8, 2021Applications close:last_img

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