Associate Professor/Director, Tenure Track
School of Architecture & Engineering Technology
Division of Engineering Technology
Florida A&M University
Florida A&M University is seeking an energetic, innovative, collaborative, and visionary leader to serve as Associate Professor/Director for the Division of Engineering Technology, which is housed in the School of Architecture and Engineering Technology (SAET). The Division of Engineering Technology offers B.S degrees in Construction Engineering Technology and Electronic Engineering Technology and a M.S. degree in Construction Engineering Technology and Management pending Board of Trustees approval.
The Director of the Division of Engineering Technology will play a critical role in the School’s and University’s mission of advancing knowledge, resolving complex issues, and empowering our citizens and communities. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Architecture and Engineering Technology, the Director will lead the Division, supervise its resources, and promote and support excellence in teaching, research and service. The Director will serve as an advocate for students and faculty by articulating a set of priorities that will facilitate an increase in student success and support for faculty teaching and research endeavors. The Director will guide the department through accreditation and the development of new programs and initiatives to address the needs of our local, state and national communities. The new Director will lead an effort for the effective recruiting of talented faculty and students; he or she will vigorously catalyze and further develop the Division’s collaborations and relationships across the University and with Government and industry.
The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:
ABOUT FAMU: Founded on October 3, 1887, Florida A&M University (FAMU) is a public, historically black university that is part of the State University System of Florida. It is ranked as the nation’s top public historically black college or university in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 rankings of “Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” FAMU’s main campus has 156 buildings spread over 422 acres atop the highest of Tallahassee’s seven hills. The university also has several satellite campuses, including a site in Orlando, where its College of Law is located, and sites for its pharmacy program in Miami, Jacksonville and Tampa. The university offers 54 bachelor’s degrees, 29 master’s degrees, 12 doctoral degrees, and 3 professional degrees. FAMU also has 14 schools and colleges, and a number of centers and institutes. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and was recently classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education in the second of three research categories: R2 Doctoral Universities- Higher Research Activity.
ABOUT THE Division: Founded in 1967, the division offers two Bachelor of Science degrees (Construction Engineering Technology and Electronic Engineering Technology). The division currently enrolls approx. 100 students, has 10 full-time faculty and an office manager. Additional information can be found by visiting the SAET website (famu.edu/architecture).
HOW TO APPLY: Initial screening of applications will begin immediately. For best consideration, application materials should be received prior to March 11, 2021. Application materials should include: 1) a cover letter addressing how the candidate’s experience matches the position requirements; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) University Employment application; and 4) the names, titles, and contact information of at least five professional references.
The review of applications will start March 15, 2021. Employment will begin August 2021.
FAMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AA).