Professor and Chair – Search # 67642

The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction in the College of Engineering and Computing invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chair. This position is located on the Statesboro campus, but may require travel to the other campuses.

Position Description: Reporting to the Dean of the College, the Chair will provide leadership for the teaching, scholarship, and service missions of the department. The Chair will advance a culture of academic excellence in which each faculty member is expected to adhere to the University’s teacher-scholar model. The Chair provides leadership for undergraduate and graduate curriculum development, assessment of student learning, accreditation, research programs, and initiatives that further the Department’s and College’s strategic plans. The Chair is also responsible for the Department’s administration and resource management as well as academic scheduling. The Chair represents the Department within the University community and builds and maintains contacts with industry, alumni and external stakeholders.

The position is a fiscal year (12 month), tenured/tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants can find more details about this position here.

SGA president named final four in national student body awards

Dylan John (‘16), president of the University’s Student Government Association (SGA), can now add “finalist in the Campus Legacy 2017 Student Body President of the Year,” a national competition, to his growing list of leadership credentials.

This award, sponsored by the National Campus Leadership Council (NCLC), recognizes an outgoing student body president who has made a resounding impact on campus, exemplifying numerous tenets of strong leadership and the power of student leadership. John, an applied engineering master’s student and future Double Eagle at the University, is among just four of 18 students nationwide to be named a finalist for this award.

More details on this story, here.

2016 Newsletter – Dr. Mike Jackson

Everyone is invited to read the latest newsletter from our Department Chair, Dr. Mike Jackson:


Georgia Southern Wins Award at ASC Competition

The Georgia Southern Heavy Civil Team participated in the 2015 ASC Region 2 (the Southeast region) student competitions and industry-sponsored career fair. From among the 24 CM programs in this region, six participated in this year’s competition: Georgia Southern, Auburn, University of Florida, Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, and UNC Charlotte. Georgia Southern received “Best Presenter Award.” This was the first time Georgia Southern Heavy Civil Team received this award, and it was quite an honor, as only a few universities receive any award in the regular competitions. For more information continue to read here.

DSDA project involving CECM students

Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) project involving CECM undergraduate students. For more information, see link here.

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