West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:
The Department of Engineering Technology within the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, seeks to hire an Associate/Full Professor and Program Director for the new undergraduate Construction Management program scheduled to start in the Fall 2018 semester. Position is 9-month, full-time, tenure-track, and benefits-eligible.
The successful candidate will be overseeing program development and growth; hiring of new faculty members; recruiting and advising students; facilitating and overseeing internships; overseeing assessment, accreditation and program review processes, and building a strong connection with the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) industries. The successful candidate will be expected to teach, pursue scholarly activities and perform other service associated with a faculty position.
Date of Appointment: August 2018
Location: Beckley, WV
Rank and Salary : Commensurate with experience
Deadline: Review of applications will begin March 5, 2018
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities. Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences has been consistently ranked as Top 100 Best Undergraduate Engineering program in the U.S. News & World Report rankings. WVU Tech offers a broad array of programs including four-year (BS) programs in Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering; Computer Science; Information Systems; and BS degrees in Electronic Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology (Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical emphasis), and Industrial Technology. Nine of the programs within the College are ABET accredited.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.