The Concrete Industry Management program in the Department of Engineering Technology at Texas State University is seeking candidates for a tenured/tenure track associate professor or professor to serve as the Program Director. The candidate selected to fill this position will be responsible for program leadership and selected administrative functions, in addition to teaching courses and conducting research. This is a 12-month faculty position.
Concrete Industry Management (CIM) is one of only four such programs in the nation. This innovative program of study is drawn from the areas of construction management, business management, civil engineering, and concrete production and practice. The department also offers undergraduate degrees in construction science and management, and engineering technology, and a Master of Science degree in technology management. A proposed Master of Science in Construction Management is expected to begin Fall 2020.
The selected candidate will serve as Program Director for the CIM program. The director is the key departmental representative to the local and national concrete industry, the CIM National Steering Committee, and CIM programs at other universities. The director’s responsibilities also include travel with students and other faculty to various professional conferences, trade shows, and student competitions at the regional and national levels. The director leads program development, manages student recruitment, engages industry partners, coordinates curriculum initiatives, conducts learning outcomes assessment, guides accreditation efforts, leads faculty in collaborative research efforts, and provides administrative support to the department chair. The director is expected to be an excellent instructor and to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the CIM program and related courses in the department. Other responsibilities include the securing of external funding, conducting and publishing research relevant to concrete industry management and appropriate for an emerging research institution, and engagement in departmental and university service activities.
• A doctoral degree in civil engineering, construction management or closely related field. • An undergraduate degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited program, or an undergraduate degree in construction management from an ACCE accredited program, or an AACSB accredited undergraduate degree in business. • Excellent English speaking and writing skills.
To be considered for the rank of associate professor or professor, the candidate must meet the requirements for those ranks at Texas State University.
• Professional experience in the concrete and/or commercial construction industry; • Professional engineering licensure; • A record of teaching that emphasizes hands-on, experiential, laboratory learning; and • A sustained and extensive record of scholarly research and externally funded projects relating to concrete.
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/26572. To assure full consideration, submit the following before December 30, 2019: a letter of intent, resume or curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the contact information for three references.
Selected candidates for interview will be required to provide transcripts from all degree granting universities.
Internal Number: 202064FAC
About Texas State University
Texas State University is an emerging research university located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor, the largest campus in The Texas State University System, and among the largest in the state. Over 37,700 students at Texas State choose from 97 bachelor’s, 89 master’s, and 9 doctoral programs offered by eight colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, and the University College). With a diverse campus community including 33% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 15 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation. Texas State is also the lead institution of a multi-institution teaching center, the Round Rock Higher Education Center, offering several programs in the greater north Austin area. Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at http://www.txstate.edu.