Vannoy Practitioner in Residence in Building Sciences – Construction Management (Up to Three Years with Possible Renewal)



Job description

Tenure Status
Non-Tenure Track

Provide Rank: Practitioner in Residence

Position Number: 093661

Department: Sustain Tech & Built Envir – 265300

Minimum Qualifications

A Masters degree in a construction or design related field plus five years industry experience; or a Bachelors degree in a construction or design related field plus 10 years of industry experience.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)

  • Collegiate-level teaching.
  • Commercial construction experience.

License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

The Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment is in the College of Fine and Applied Arts. STBE has around 800 majors and offers two undergraduate degrees: the B.S. in Building Sciences and Sustainable Technology. The Department also has a small Masters program offering the M.S. in Technology.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The teaching load will be 9-12 hrs (3-4 courses) per semester depending on service assignments.
  • Teach courses related to construction management with an emphasis on bringing experiences from the field into the classroom.
  • Specific course assignments will be determined based on experience.
  • Incorporate experience with high-performance buildings and managing projects focused on sustainability into the classroom setting.
  • Service assignment may revolve around organizing field trips to construction sites, engaging with student clubs, and/or bringing practitioners to speak in the classroom.
  • Summer internship coordination.
  • Department’s industry liaison.

This is a time-limited position of 3-years, with the possibility to renew depending on the funding status.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

Appointment Type: 1.0

Number Of Months Per Year: 12

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university. In addition, the teaching load requires teaching construction-related labs.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Proposed Date of Hire: 08/21/2023

Suggested Salary Range: $80,000 (12-month contract)

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Search Chair Name
Ok-Youn Yu

Search Chair Email
[email protected]

Posting Number

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources/Affirmative Action
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187
[email protected]

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144
[email protected]

ADA/504 Coordinator & EEO Officer
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056
[email protected]

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

How to apply

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For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Board:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • List of three References with Contact Information

Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or [email protected]

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Appalachian State University offers a challenging academic environment, energetic campus life and breathtaking location. Appalachian combines the best attributes of a small liberal arts college with those of a large research university. Known for its value and affordability, Appalachian enrolls about 17,000 students and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.