Open Positions

Faculty Positions-Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Tennessee State University

Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering of Tennessee State University is on the process of hiring two tenure track faculty in Architectural Engineering. Possible areas of research and industry expertise include structures, advanced materials, and architectural design, with significant industry experience in building systems engineering, and/or facility management in a supervisory capacity.

Ability to integrate project work across multiple areas of design, construction and facility management will be preferred. Candidates must have a superior record of scholarship and demonstrate a strong potential to develop an externally funded research program. The Department seeks candidates capable of, and experienced with, interdisciplinary collaboration in fields such as physical, social, and information sciences and other engineering disciplines.

A Ph.D. degree in architectural engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering or architecture with 1-3 years of relevant industry experience; and demonstrated teaching and research skills. Preferred qualifications include: 3-5-years of relevant industry experience in leadership positions; relevant professional registration and/or certifications (PE and/or AIA and/or LEED and/or PMP); college level teaching and research experience, and knowledge about ABET accreditation.

All applicants must include a one-page written statement with examples of achievements that clearly articulates how the applicant's academic skills and experience will contribute to the development of the department, specifically in the areas of teaching, research, and service.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the contact information of three references. Initial screening of applications will begin March 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Woman, minorities and disabled individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted electronically in Questions can be directed to either Dr. Paily-Search Committee Chair at or Dr. Gouranga Banik-Department Chair at

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