Middle Tennessee State University seeks an innovative leader to chair the School of Concrete and Construction Management (#179005). The successful candidate must be eligible to meet the criteria for the rank of professor at time of employment. The position begins August 1, 2020. Expedited tenure upon appointment possible.
The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching, research, and grantsmanship; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated long-term vision and leadership; and experience and ability to work productively with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds. The selected candidate must also possess an established ability to foster relationships with industry.
Responsibilities of the chair will include providing strong academic leadership for the department, budgetary coordination, faculty/staff hiring and evaluations, managing departmental communications, facilitating planning and assessment, community advancement, fundraising, facilitating the acquisition and implementation of external grants, managing resources and staff, teaching and mentoring students, and providing leadership in the development and oversight of instructional programs, research, and service commitments.
In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a Cover Letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement at the time of online application submittal. ADDITIONALLY, applicants are required to include their Administrative Philosophy as “Other Document.”
PLEASE REVIEW your application/document attachments closely as you certify and submit your application to the posting. Applicants who do not successfully attach all required documentation cannot be considered. Edits to application/documents already submitted are allowed PRIOR to the Job Review Date for Optimal Consideration but not beyond.
Application/documents received by the review date will receive full consideration; however, the posting remains open and applications MAY BE submitted/considered until the position is filled.
If you need assistance in applying or editing application/documents already submitted, please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128.
If you have position specific questions, please contact Dr. Ron Henderson, Search Committee Chair, at 615-898-2130 or Ron.Henderson@mtsu.edu.