The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics invites applications for the position of chairperson of the Department. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in civil engineering or a closely related field such as Environmental Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or Construction Engineering; professional engineering registration or qualifications to become registered within two years of appointment; and demonstrated leadership activities. Applicants must also have a distinguished record of professional achievement as evidenced by outstanding teaching, significant sponsored research published in major engineering journals, and academic and professional service that would earn tenure and warrant the rank of full professor at the University of Dayton.
Preferred qualifications include, an undergraduate degree in civil engineering, superior written and verbal communication skills, superior interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with the School of Engineering leadership team, other engineering departments, and engineering student services in school-level activities; and an ability to lead and manage a growing group of students and faculty from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will also have a commitment to maintaining outstanding undergraduate programs by educating the whole person in the Marianist tradition. The new chair will also have the ability to work with administrative boards to develop new doctoral programs and develop collaborative relationships with external constituencies and stakeholders. For a complete list of qualifications please visit the link listed below.
Responsibilities include promoting development of strong academic and research programs within the department, providing strong leadership and general administration of departmental activities, interacting with the Dean of the School of Engineering and other department chairs in school-level activities. The department consists of 10 full-time faculty members, an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 240 students, and a rapidly growing graduate program. Further information about the department can be found at: https://www.udayton.edu/engineering/departments/civil/index.php
Interested persons should apply for the position at: http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/16851.