Clemson University College of Engineering and Science
Thomas F. Hash '69 Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development
The College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Science at Clemson University is soliciting applications for the Thomas F. Hash '69 Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development. This position is supported by a fully funded $4M endowment created by Thomas F. and Mary Rebecca E. Hash and the State of South Carolina to establish a Center of Economic Excellence in Sustainable Development. This endowed chair is part of the South Carolina SmartState Program's (www.smartstatesc.org) Center for Sustainable Development that has received over $8M in funding.
The College seeks a dynamic, innovative leader to build a nationally-recognized academic program in sustainable development at Clemson University. Departmental affiliation and tenure to be determined based on the best fit for the selected candidate. Candidate interests should span the broad range of interactions among the environment, infrastructure, economic development, and natural resources. Preferred research expertise includes those addressed by the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges for Engineering cross-cutting theme on sustainability (www.engineeringchallenges.org). The Hash Chair is uniquely positioned to provide collaborative leadership with researchers across campus and with public and private partners in the state of South Carolina. The College seeks exceptional candidates with a strong record of scholarship and obtaining federal, state, and industrial funding; experience building, leading, and managing a significant research enterprise; a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching; and a vision that will position the College prominently on the national stage. A doctoral degree in engineering or science-related field is required and candidates should have qualifications commensurate with an advanced associate or full professor.
Clemson (www.clemson.edu) is a public, land-grant university located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the thriving I-85 business corridor between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. Clemson University is ranked among the top 25 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report for the last 10 years and is a Carnegie R1 research university. The university has a total enrollment near 22,000 students and is described by students and faculty as an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel.
Nominations are invited. They should include the name, current position, e-mail address, and telephone number of the individual being nominated. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, contact information for five references, and a statement of their vision of the role of the chair via Interfolio.
Questions should be directed to Dr. Scott J. Mason Fluor Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics Search Committee Chair email@example.com
Applications received by December 31, 2017 will receive guaranteed consideration; however, the search will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate the successful applicant will begin his/her appointment on or after July 1, 2018.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked consistently a top public university by U.S. News and World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life.