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Assistant Professor

  • 494544
  • Norfolk, Virginia, United States
  • Norfolk State University
  • Administrative Services
  • Agriculture and Animal Health
  • Applied Sciences and Natural Resources
  • Architecture / Engineering
  • Audit and Finance
  • Educational and Media Services
  • Faculty
  • Food Services
  • Health and Human Services
  • Human resources
  • Information Technology
  • Public Relations / Communications
  • Public Safety
  • Trades and Operations

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  • Faculty (Salaried)
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Norfolk State University

Title: Assistant Professor

Hiring Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

Agency: Norfolk State University

Location: Norfolk State University

Agency Website: WWW.NSU.EDU

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Department of Technology at Norfolk State University seeks candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Construction Management (Civil)
Engineering Technology, beginning August 2023. The Department is fully accredited by the
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). The Department
offers an Associate in Science degree in Architectural Drafting, and the Bachelor’s in Science
degree in Construction Management Engineering Technology; Computer Engineering
Technology; and Electronics Engineering Technology. For more information, please visit the
following website: https://www.nsu.edu/technology

The successful candidate will join a cohesive faculty group in the Department of Technology and will be responsible for full participation in the management and oversight of education program offerings for the undergraduate programs.

The successful candidate will:
-Teach undergraduate courses in construction management engineering technology: including surveying; engineering mechanics (statics, strength of materials); structures analysis; soil mechanics, materials of construction; methods of construction; building codes and specification; problem analysis and planning; organization and supervision of construction; construction supervision; and construction and project management; cost estimates; structural planning and design.
-Conduct laboratory activities as appropriate and maintain equipment and facilities associated with the courses taught.
-Develop partnerships with construction industry to assure internships and field trips for students.
-Contribute to construction management program, courses, and curriculum development.
-Advise/mentor students and participate in recruitment activities.
-Participate in ongoing assessment and accreditation activities.
-Perform scholarly activities and submit grant proposals for external funding to acquire financial support.
-Perform other duties as assigned by department chair.
-Maintain and advance the industrial advisory board associated with the construction management program.

EEO Statement
NSU is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants,
without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic
information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status.
NSU encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to

Diversity Statement
Norfolk State University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background. Candidates must include adversity statement that reflects their commitment to diversity and inclusion and details their experience working in diversity initiatives and/or with students from underrepresented groups.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Ph.D. degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field
by January 1, 2023 (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
2. Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering or a closely related field (Degree
must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience in teaching on the higher education level and ABET accreditation experience.
2. Experience with Blackboard or equivalent.
3. Grant writing skills.
4. Have at least three years of relevant Construction industry experience.
5. Ability to maintain and advance relationships with professionals in the construction
industry for program improvement.
6. Evidence of effective communication skills (including oral, written, and interpersonal)
7. Demonstrated student-oriented mindset, including the ability to advise and mentor
students and promote the department
8. Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the
professional community.

Special Instructions: 

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Candidates may show interest by submitting via online, the following:

1. A cover letter describing qualifications, area of research/scholarship, specialization(s), social work practice experience, and teaching interests
2. A current Curriculum Vitae (via resume)
3. Complete Commonwealth of Virginia State Application
4. Transcripts of highest degree conferred (unofficial transcripts accepted, however, official transcripts are required of finalist) (via transcripts)
5. Three letters of recommendation (via mail address below or attach via online)
6. Copy of publications or other writings samples of scholarly work (either via mail or attached as other)

Contact Information:

Name: Human Resources

Phone: 757-823-8160

Email: Emailed material not accepted.


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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