Assistant/Associate Project Management Professor

The Citadel
Charleston, South Carolina
Jun 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Technical Project and Program Management, and/or Construction Engineering/Management.  The position is located in the Department of Engineering Leadership and Program Management in The Citadel School of Engineering.  Areas of interest include but are not limited to project/program management, construction engineering/management, systems engineering, manufacturing and operations research; with emphasis on development, management, and leadership of technical operations.  The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is a unique public institution with the mission of educating principled leaders through its Corps of Cadets and Graduate College.  Located in historic Charleston, S.C., The Citadel offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the humanities, business, mathematics, science, engineering and education.  With an enrollment of more than 2300, the Corps of Cadets is the nation's largest military college program outside the service academies.  All cadets are educated within a classic military system and about 30 percent of the graduating seniors earn military commissions. The remaining graduates attend graduate school or enter the job market.  The Citadel Graduate College, which is noted for Citadel excellence in a civilian environment, serves residents of South Carolina's beautiful Lowcountry and includes our evening undergraduate engineering programs and a variety of evening graduate level engineering programs.  Academic programs at the college are complemented by a strong commitment to service and emphatic support of an honor code that calls upon cadets and students to not lie, cheat or steal or tolerate those who do. Since its founding in 1842, The Citadel's emphasis on character as well as intellect has produced generations of graduates who have served their nation, their professions and their communities with distinction.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:

Applicants must have an earned PhD in any field of engineering, operations research, or a related field.  The successful candidate will have industry or military experience and proven themselves in working collaboratively with others to produce quality results.   The applicant must have strong potential for and commitment to undergraduate and graduate student advising, supporting the development of student professional organizations, and continuous professional development in Project Management, Construction Engineering/Management, and/or Engineering Education.  Professional registration in Engineering and/or Project Management, or potential for and strong commitment towards obtaining it, should be demonstrated. The applicant must be an effective communicator and be able to serve as a role model for students in the Corps of Cadets and students in our evening and graduate programs. The applicant should be proficient in or willing to become proficient to teach in multiple delivery methods, such as face to face, online or a hybrid. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants with leadership experience are preferred.

Additional Comments:

Anticipated hiring date is August 2017.  Applications received by February 1, 2017 will be assured of consideration; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. In addition to the state on-line application please either attach to your online application OR send a teaching philosophy and complete resume including names, address and telephone number of three references to:

The Department of Human Resources

Attn: Angie Rochester/School of Engineering
The Citadel
171 Moultrie Street 
Charleston, SC 29409

We strongly encourage qualified women and minorities to apply. The Citadel is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual, or group of individuals, on the basis of age, color, race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information or veteran's status in its employment practices.

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