Middle Tennessee State University seeks an innovative leader to chair the School of Concrete and Construction Management (#179005). The successful candidate must be eligible to meet the criteria for the rank of professor at time of employment. The position begins August 1, 2020. Expedited tenure upon appointment possible.
The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching, research, and grantsmanship; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated long-term vision and leadership; and experience and ability to work productively with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds. The selected candidate must also possess an established ability to foster relationships with industry.
Responsibilities of the chair will include providing strong academic leadership for the department, budgetary coordination, faculty/staff hiring and evaluations, managing departmental communications, facilitating planning and assessment, community advancement, fundraising, facilitating the acquisition and implementation of external grants, managing resources and staff, teaching and mentoring students, and providing leadership in the development and oversight of instructional programs, research, and service commitments.
Terminal degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering or closely related field.