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Assistant Professor of CEM
Virginia Tech

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Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to Inclusive VT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

The School of Construction is located within the College of Engineering, whose undergraduate program ranks 13th and graduate program ranks 31st among all U.S. engineering schools (USN&WR). The Mission of the College of Engineering is to educate and inspire our students to be critical thinkers, innovators, and leaders.  Our core values are inclusiveness, excellence, integrity, perseverance, and stewardship.

Virginia Tech's main campus is located in Blacksburg, VA, in an area consistently ranked among the country's best places to live. In addition, our presence in the Washington, D.C., area offers unique proximity to government and industry partners and is also expanding rapidly, with Virginia Tech's exciting new Innovation Campus in Alexandria, VA, slated to open in 2024.

The School fully embraces Virginia Tech’s Commitment to increase faculty, staff, and student diversity; to ensure a welcoming, affirming, safe, and accessible campus climate; to advance our research, teaching, and service mission through inclusive excellence; and to promote sustainable transformation through institutionalized structures. Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants w

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The Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering and Management.  We are seeking candidates motivated to contribute to a collegial, interdisciplinary community with a strong tradition of both fundamental and applied research and whose teaching and research interests align with the School’s goals and the trajectory of a thriving industry. Recent initiatives at Virginia Tech include a campus-wide, multi-disciplinary focus on Intelligent Infrastructure for Human-Centered Communities as well as a focus on Industry 4.0 for Construction. Such initiatives endorse a wide range of research foci, including:

•         Researching intelligent, adaptable, sustainable, human-centric technologies for the built environment

•         Exploring the tools of analysis, representation, design, construction, and evaluation directed towards new construction or adaptive reuse and performance improvement of existing structures.

•         Innovating autonomous systems and robotics, artificial intelligence, virtual/augmented reality, 3-D printed structures, human-centered infrastructure systems, additive manufacturing, Internet-of-Things, wireless and cyber security.

•         Advancing digital design and construction, human-technology interaction, robotics, semi- or autonomous systems, mixed-reality technologies, building performance, facility and energy management, building systems and controls that will support a more sustainable, resilient, and energy neutral built environment

The School currently has 21 faculty members and is home to over 625 undergraduate and 36 graduate students. The School offers the following degrees: 1) Bachelor of Science in Building Construction, 2) Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering and Management, 3) Master of Science in Building Construction Science and Management, and 4) Doctorate of Philosophy in Environmental Design and Planning.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in construction or a closely related discipline by the appointment start date and must demonstrate a high potential to effectively:

·         develop and maintain a nationally recognized research program.

·         teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

·         mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

·         collaborate across disciplinary and cultural boundaries

Preferred Qualifications

State-of-the-art facilities are being constructed to support teaching and research within the Myers-Lawson School of Construction. It is therefore preferred that the candidate has teaching, research, and/or industry experience with one or more of the research foci listed above. An individual with a demonstrated commitment to our School values of inclusion, safety, service, and experiential learning, is also preferred.

To apply, visit: http://jobs.vt.edu









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