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Assistant Professor, Building Construction Science Program

Post Date:

January 9, 2019


Mississippi State University


Mississippi State, MS


Mississippi State University

College of Architecture, Art, and Design
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2018-19 Academic Year Search for 2019-20 Academic Year Appointment
Assistant Professor, Building Construction Science Program

The Building Construction Science (BCS) Program in the College of Architecture, Art, and Design at Mississippi State University seeks a nine-month full-time tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level starting in August of 2019. 

The Program, one of only two studio-based construction programs in the US, produces innovative collaborative leaders in the construction management profession through an immersive, collaborative, and interdisciplinary educational environment. The unique studio-based curriculum (, combined with the program’s setting in the College of Architecture, Art, and Design (, provides a learning environment for active engagement with multiple disciplines in hands-on problem-solving experiences in the built environment. Two of these studios are taught collaboratively with the School of Architecture studios.

Mississippi State, a public land-grant institution, is the state’s flagship research university and one of only a few universities to earn both research and community engagement rankings from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. MSU’s mission is to provide access and opportunity to students from all sectors of the state’s diverse population, as well as from other states and countries, and to offer excellent programs of teaching, research, and service ( The faculty members play a lead role in developing the Building Construction Science Program and providing leadership within the Program, the College, and the University.

Description of Position: 

Asa faculty member in an undergraduate academic program, the successful candidate will actively engage in the areas of pedagogy, curriculum, student advising, innovative teaching, research, and interdisciplinary initiatives within the College. All faculty members participate in the dialogue and debate about construction education and research among the faculty, university, community, and construction industry. Duties include teaching undergraduate studio courses and technical courses, engaging in funded research, and service. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: 

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in a construction-related field, with an undergraduate degree in construction or a closely related field, and industry experience in construction management or a closely related field. Candidates should also demonstrate evidence of, or verified potential for establishing, a publication record, external grant procurement, university-level teaching, and communication skills in written and spoken English. . A PhD in a construction-related field and studio teaching experience are preferred qualifications. ABDs will be considered.

Instructions for Applying: 

Applicants must apply online at and upload application materials. Please refer to the MSU website for instructions, (, position number 497942. 

Application deadline:

Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by 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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