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Assistant/Associate Professor - Department of Engineering Leadership and Program Management

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Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Location: Charleston
Categories: Engineering
Payscale: Unclassified


The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the Department of Engineering Leadership and Program Management in The Citadel School of Engineering.  Areas of interest include but are not limited to Project/Program Management, Engineering, Systems Engineering Management, Operations Research, Business and Management; with emphasis on development, management, and leadership of technical operations.  The Citadel is a unique public institution with the mission of educating principled leaders through its Corps of Cadets and Graduate College.  Located in historic Charleston, S.C., The Citadel offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the humanities, business, mathematics, science, engineering and education.  With an enrollment of more than 2300, the Corps of Cadets is the nation's largest military college program outside the service academies.  All cadets are educated within a classic military system and about 30 percent of the graduating seniors earn military commissions. The remaining graduates attend graduate school or enter the job market.  The Citadel Graduate College, which is noted for Citadel excellence in a civilian environment, serves residents of South Carolina's beautiful Lowcountry and includes our evening undergraduate engineering programs and a variety of evening graduate level engineering programs.  Academic programs at the college are complemented by a strong commitment to service and emphatic support of an honor code that calls upon cadets and students to not lie, cheat or steal or tolerate those who do. Since its founding in 1842, The Citadel's emphasis on character as well as intellect has produced generations of graduates who have served their nation, their professions and their communities with distinction.



Minimum qualifications for a tenure track faculty position include an earned PhD in the fields of engineering, operations research, business, management or a related field.  The successful candidate will have extensive industry or military experience and proven themselves successful in working collaboratively with others to produce quality results.   Candidate will be required to teach undergraduate, and graduate courses using both in-class and online delivery methods. The applicant must have strong potential for and commitment to student advising, supporting the development of student professional organizations, and continuous professional development in Project Management and Engineering Education.  Professional registration in Project Management and/or Engineering, or potential for and strong commitment towards obtaining it, should be demonstrated. The applicant must be an effective communicator and be able to serve as a role model for students in the Corps of Cadets and to other students in our evening and graduate programs.  


Preference will be given to candidates with leadership experience and earned PMP and/or PE certification.  Candidates with in-class and online teaching experience are preferred.


Anticipated hiring date is August 2020.  Applications received by March 15, 2020 will be assured of consideration; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. In addition to the on-line application, Please upload supporting documents to include:

  1. Letter of interest addressing the qualifications listed above
  2. A curriculum vita
  3. Teaching philosophy
  4. Contact information for at least three professional references.


Applicants can also send the information to:


The Department of Human Resources

Attn: Angie Rochester / Mechanical Engineering

The Citadel

171 Moultrie Street

Charleston, SC 29409

We encourage qualified women and minorities to apply. The Citadel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment and academic endeavors.

To learn more about project management at The Citadel, visit our website at www.citadel.edu/pmgt/

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