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Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to Inclusive VT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Department of Building Construction, within the Myers-Lawson School of Construction (MLSoC), is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position, whose teaching and research interests align the Department's goals. Recent initiatives at Virginia Tech include a new campus-wide, multi-disciplinary focus on Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-centered Communities. We seek an individual with demonstrated effectiveness in collaboration, scholarship, teaching and research funding and who shares our core values of service and "hands-on, minds-on" learning. The opening is for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, so future impact on teaching and research must be demonstrated. The Department of Building Construction is part of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction (MLSoC), a joint venture between the College of Engineering and the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Tenure home will reside in the Department of Building Construction in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies.
Appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor carries with it professional responsibilities in teaching/learning, research/discovery, and outreach/engagement/service. Assistant Professors are expected to practice innovative modes of teaching in undergraduate and graduate courses in accordance with the Department's pedagogical traditions, conduct research and scholarship while developing and maintaining external funding and engage in outreach and/or service work, including community service-learning projects, service to the profession, service to students through advising work, and service to the Myers-Lawson School of Construction, the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, or University through participation on various committees.
Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in construction or a closely related discipline. We are seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in teaching, research and service. The successful candidate will be responsible for mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and developing and maintaining scholarship and a recognized research program.
It is preferred that applicants demonstrate research and teaching interests that align with Virginia Tech's new campus-wide, multi-disciplinary focus on Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-centered Communities.
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Review Date: 02/27/2017