Position Details

Posting Number F00256P Position Title Assistant Professor Department Civil and Environmental Engineering FLSA Salary Not listed. Grant Funded No Location Main Campus Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Faculty Number of Vacancies 1 Desired start date 08/03/2020 Position Summary

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Industrial Systems & Technology at Jackson State University invites applications for the Assistant Professor position.

Minimum Required Education

A Ph.D. in Civil/Environmental Engineering with Transportation Engineering specialization and a B.S. in Civil Engineering is required.

Minimum Required Experience

Not listed.

Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications

A professional engineering (PE) license is highly desirable.


  • A strong commitment to both teaching and research is required.

  • High quality engineering journals and industrial experience.

  • Potential to develop very active externally funded research programs is required.
Skills and Abilities

Ability to lead a transportation engineering research center is needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach Civil Engineering and related engineering courses as assigned by the department Chair.

  • Conduct independent research, obtain significant external funding and publish actively in referred high quality engineering journals.

  • Develop and lead a transportation engineering research center as directed by the Department Chair, the Dean, and the Associate Provost, if requested.

  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Supervise MS thesis and PhD dissertation, initiate and participate in meaningful service activities, including university, community, and professional service.

  • Participate in the assessment, ABET accreditation process, recruitment, curricula, development, and other service activities assigned by the Department Chair.

  • Responsible and committed to a diverse student body and cooperate and collaborate with their colleagues.

EEO Statement

Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Background Check Statement

Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.

Open Date 04/09/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *
    What is the highest level of education attained?

    • G.E.D.

    • High School Diploma

    • Associate's degree

    • Bachelor's degree

    • Master's degree

    • Specialist degree

    • Ph.D.

    • Juris Doctorate

    • None of the above

  2. *
    Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?

    • Yes

    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  2. Teaching Philosophy

  3. Writing Sample

  4. Unofficial Transcripts

  5. Other Document 1

  6. Other Document 2

  7. Other Document 3

  8. Letter of Reference 1

  9. Letter of Reference 2

  10. Letter of Reference 3

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