The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management in the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Construction/Civil Engineering.
Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is a member of the University System of Georgia. As the largest and most comprehensive research institution in southeast Georgia, the University is a residential campus of more than 20,500 students representing 48 states and 89 nations.
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Georgia Southern offers a comprehensive array of baccalaureate degrees and selected master's and doctoral programs through eight colleges: Business Administration, Education, Engineering and Information Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Public Health, Science and Mathematics and Graduate Studies. With an emphasis on academic distinction, excellent teaching, research and student success, Georgia Southern offers both undergraduate and graduate students an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth.
Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern lays claim to being the most beautiful campus in the state. Comprising more than 900 acres, the University grounds are an arboretum-like treasure featuring gently rolling lawns, scenic ponds and soaring pines. Located in Statesboro, a safe Main Street community of approximately 30,000 residents not far from Savannah and Hilton Head Island, Georgia Southern provides the benefits of a major university with the feeling of a smaller college.
Position Description. Reporting to the Department Chair, the primary responsibilities of this position include teaching, research, and service. The position requires a terminal degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field. The faculty member in this position is required to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses (lecture and laboratory), supervise undergraduate projects and MS theses, engage in academic advising, assist in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan, pursue scholarly work (including research in the field, grants, and publications), participate in service on various committees, and participate in professional activities and organizations. The position is a 9-month, tenure track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.