Assistant or Associate Professor (FY17-064)

Edwardsville, Illinois, United States

Job description

School of Engineering, Department of Construction

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Assistant/Associate Professor will be responsible for undergraduate instruction and research, along with University and public service. Candidates for this position will be expected to be student-centered and should embrace the Teacher-Scholar model, demonstrate a commitment to promoting experimental learning, and contribute to the improvement of the construction industry through their research. Additionally, candidates must be prepared to pursue externally sponsored research and creative activities, engage in interdisciplinary collaboration, and guide students in scholarly activities. Construction faculty members are encouraged to perform research with engineering graduate students and serve on thesis committees.

Minimum Qualifications

At least one graduate degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field is required. An earned Ph.D. is preferred. Management experience in the U.S. construction industry and professional certification or licensure desirable. Selection criteria will emphasize finding the best qualified candidate with the ability to teach a variety of courses in the program along with expertise in one or more of the following areas: estimating, scheduling, surveying, BIM, heavy civil construction, and/or project management.

Terms of Appointment

Full-time, tenure-track, academic year appointment beginning Fall 2017.


Commensurate with qualifications, experience and credentials.

How to apply

Submit letter of application (including research and teaching goals) and curriculum vitae in one file in PDF format via email to:

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on February 3, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

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