Professor & Chair in the Division of Applied Science & Technology in the College of Information Technology & Engineering

Marshall University in West Virginia

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 13, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time


Search Number: 13249     


The College of Information Technology and Engineering at Marshall University invites applications and nominations for the Chair Position of the Division of Applied Science & Technology. The start date for the position is August 16, 2014. 




Position Type:  Professor.  The position is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 




Qualifications:  Applicants must have Ph.D. in one of the core fields of industrial engineering, safety engineering, or safety as related to the mission of the Division of Applied Science & Technology. A record of scholarly achievement in industrial engineering, safety engineering or safety should be submitted to support a tenure-track position at the Professor rank. The successful candidate should be a nationally/internationally recognized leader in his/her field.  Strong evidence of dynamic visionary leadership and administrative capabilities is required. Expertise and the ability to manage and lead the ABET accreditation process are desired.  The successful candidate should have a clear vision regarding industrial engineering and occupational safety undergraduate and graduate education, strong communication skills, and experience with collaborative projects and consensus building.  The candidate should have a successful track record of, and a commitment to, excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities.  A successful record of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of industrial engineering, safety engineering, or safety is required. Excellent research experience, supported by demonstrated track-record of externally funded research, in an area that complements existing activities of the Division is required.  Possession of a Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) license is advantageous.




Duties:  In addition to teaching industrial engineering and safety courses, the successful applicant will report to the Dean of the College of Information Technology and Engineering and will contribute to the following: compliance with ABET accreditation criteria, management of continuous improvement process and leadership of all accreditation-related activities; development of new curricula and programs of study; continued expansion of the Division; interaction with constituency groups including regional employers and Advisory Boards; continuation of an active internship program; development of a Co-operative education program; leadership of the Divisions recruitment and retention activities; participation in fundraising activities; and all other related administrative duties as required by the Dean of the College of Information Technology and Engineering.  The successful candidate will support the University's general education curriculum, with its emphasis on a common First-Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance student's critical thinking skills and the College's support of interdisciplinary programs of study.  




Background:  The Division of Applied Science & Technology offers an ABET accredited BS in Safety Technology degree, an MS in Safety, MS in Environmental Science,  and an MS in Technology Management with various areas of emphases.  The Division is housed in the College of Information Technology and Engineering (CITE), a multi-disciplinary college with a wide range of faculty expertise and interests.  An engineering laboratory facility was opened in the fall of 2008, and construction is underway on the Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex that is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2015.  More information can be found at




Application Procedure:  Submit a letter detailing qualifications, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information (phone number and email) of three professional references in one PDF file referencing Search 13249 to:  


Candidates who are selected for an on-campus interview must have their degree granting institutions directly forward official undergraduate and graduate transcripts to Meaghan Buckland  (, 212 Communications Bldg.,  Marshall University, Huntington, WV 25755. 




Application Deadline:  Position is open until filled; review of applications will begin February 28, 2014.




Background Check: Required

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