Professor/Chair, Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Posting Details

Classification Information

Classification Type EHRA

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position

The Chair of the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) Department is the academic leader and administrative leader of the Department. The CAEE Department Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Engineering and is a member of the College's Leadership Team.

The CAEE Department Chair, working in collaboration with the CAEE faculty and staff, is responsible for the success, relevance, and continued progression of the Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Department and the competitiveness of its graduates. This charge includes ensuring the progression of the department's research, teaching, and service mission; and working with constituents to ensure the vibrancy, operations, synergistic collaboration, and competitiveness of the department; as well as leveraging a department strategic plan to achieve measurable goals. The CAEE Chair is also responsible for budget development, management and allocation; the assessment and accreditation of CAEE programs, ensuring the relevance and execution of the instruction and research of the department, and promoting the Department through alumni, donor, and corporate engagement.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina A & T is a public land grant high research activity university that enrolls over 13,300 students. The University is committed to dedicated teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective engagement and public service.

The College of Engineering (COE), with over 2,300 students, has 5 Doctoral programs, 8 Masters of Science Degree programs, and EAC ABET accredited undergraduate programs in Architectural, Bio-, Biological, Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as a CAC ABET-accredited program Computer Science. The College's focus is on cultivating leaders who excel in academics, innovation, and research; where the 5 research cluster areas of the COE are Autonomous Systems, Cybersecurity and Resilience, Energy and Sustainability, Healthcare Applications and Complex Systems and Networks. The College welcomes team members who thrive in an environment that embraces diversity and inclusion within the student body, faculty, and staff. Additional information about the College and the University can be found at www.

The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) offers BS degrees in Architectural Engineering, BS degrees in Civil Engineering, and MS degrees in Civil Engineering. The CAEE Department has 10 full-time faculty, 6 part time faculty, 4 full time staff; and an enrollment of 320 students. The graduate instruction and research of the department focuses on Environmental/Water Resources, Structures/Geotechnical, Transportation, Construction Management, and Energy Resources/Systems.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants shall hold a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or a closely related discipline; and an academic record fitting of the Full Professor rank. 10+ years progressive accomplishments in civil or architectural engineering academic leadership and departmental change/transformation. Proven administrative and leadership abilities, a strong record of scholarly work and extramural funding. The successful candidates will be a natural leader who knows how to bring teams of people together and support them in their efforts to accomplish important tasks on time and within budget.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

We are looking for a leader who thrives in a dynamic academic environment that depends on the knowledge, engagement and efforts of multiple stakeholders. The right individual for this leadership role should have excellent people skills, a strong educational and research record in either civil or architectural engineering; collaborate well with colleagues, with the ability to motivate and inspire faculty, staff, and students to collaborate to achieve shared goals of benefit to the strength and vitality of the CAEE Department. Candidates should also be committed to advancing the academic and professional success of historically underrepresented populations in civil and architectural engineering. The next CAEE Department Chair should have a solid research portfolio in civil, architectural, and environmental engineering; collaborate well with colleagues; be forward thinking; and have relevant experiences in building win-win partnerships.

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Position Information

Working Title Professor/Chair, Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering

Position Number 000968 Recruitment Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience FLSA Exempt Position Type Administrators & Research Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time Tenure Track Yes FTE 40 hours/week, 12 months If Time Limited, Appointment Length Organizational Division Civil Architect & Environ Engineer Organizational Location College of Engineering Organizational Unit Civil Architect & Environ Engineer

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA1690

Open Date 02/13/2023 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled Open Until Filled Yes Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 04/07/2023 Date Position Available January 2024 Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. N.C. A&T does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator at [email protected]

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  • Letter of Interest
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  • Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
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  • Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
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