Department Chair of Civil and Architectural Engineering

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Job description


Number of hours per week: 37.5

Months per year: Fiscal (12 months)

Campus: Avon Williams / Main Campus

Position Number: 013270

Advertised Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Pay Basis: Monthly

Job Description
The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering invites applications for a full-time tenured-track position as Department Chair, at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Applicants are expected to develop research, engage in the department’s scholarly work, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and provide professional service. The candidate should also demonstrate capability and potential to manage the needs of two accredited programs, and to provide administrative support for their growth. The successful candidate is also expected to develop interactive and productive partnerships with external constituents within the local and regional engineering community.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience
An earned Doctorate in Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering or related area is required. The potential candidate must have a distinguished record of scholarship, teaching, and leadership; a strong record of externally funded research; a record of leadership in professional societies; a strong proven record of administrative and financial management abilities; a vision to lead the department to excellence, and outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Professional registration is highly desirable.

How to apply

Apply online.

Applicant should have strong background in building and mechanical systems, construction methods, structural engineering, and doctorate degree (or equivalent) in related fields. Professional registration is strongly recommended.

Requisition Number: 2774

Tennessee State University offers eligible employees a competitive benefits package that includes annual leave (vacation), sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, flexible benefits plans and more.

Committed to excellence, TSU has been consistently listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a dozen years. Founded in 1912, Tennessee State University (TSU) is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational, land-grant institution. Our Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.