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Chair- Glenn Department of Civil Engineering

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Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Glenn Department of Civil Engineering
Chair- Glenn Department of Civil Engineering

Location: Lowry Hall

Clemson University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering. The Department seeks exceptional candidates with a strong track record of (1) high quality research and scholarship supported by federal, state, and/or industry funding; (2) demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching; and (3) proven leadership/mentorship experience and a commitment to inclusion and diversity.

Guaranteed consideration will be given to applications received by October 15, 2018, however, the search will continue until the position is filled.

Clemson is a public, land-grant institution located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in upstate South Carolina between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. Clemson University is currently ranked 23rd among national public institutions by US News and World Report and classified as a Highest Research Activity university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The Civil Engineering Department is at the forefront of exciting advances in research and education. This includes a 2017 NSF grant for Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED) - one of only 18 in engineering and computer science departments nationally. The grant is focused on developing a departmental culture of creativity, adaptability, and innovation fostered by concepts from complexity leadership theory. The departmentalso leads the Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility (CM), which is aU.S. Department of Transportation Tier 1 University Transportation Center. CM is an innovation center transforming multimodal mobility through connectivity, data analytics, and automation research. Furthermore, the department is home to five endowed professorships. For further details visit http://www.clemson.edu/cecas/departments/ce/index.html

Clemson University is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.


QUALIFICATIONS

The Department seeks exceptional candidates with a strong track record of (1) high quality research and scholarship supported by federal, state, and/or industry funding; (2) demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching; and (3) proven leadership/mentorship experience and a commitment to inclusion and diversity.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants should electronically submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for a minimum of five references, and cover letter with a brief vision statement (3 pages max) via Interfolio or http://www.clemson.edu/employment/FacultyCareers/positions.html

Guaranteed consideration will be given to applications received by October 15th, 2018, however, the search will continue until the position is filled.



Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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Posted: 8/30/2018
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