Assistant/Associate/Professor Tenure-Track Positions- Construction Management

Employer
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 26, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Construction at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions. It is anticipated that the appointments will begin August 2021. One position is an Assistant/Associate Professor with responsibilities that include undergraduate instruction, research, and university and public service.  The other position is an Associate Professor/Professor position with the possibility to serve as the department chair. 

Housed in the School of Engineering, the Department of Construction offers BS in construction management, a minor in construction management for students pursuing a BS or BA in another major, and a land surveying specialization. The Construction Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education.  Department students and staff also enjoy access to state-of-the-art modern laboratory facilities and technological innovations.  To learn more, visit: https://www.siue.edu/engineering/construction/

Candidates for these positions will be expected to be student-centered and should embrace the Teacher-Scholar model, demonstrate a commitment to promoting experiential learning, and contribute to the improvement of the construction industry through their research.  Hired faculty must be prepared to pursue externally sponsored research, engage in interdisciplinary collaboration, guide students in scholarly activities, and participate in industry outreach and service, advisory board relations, and program promotion.  Construction faculty members are encouraged to perform research with engineering graduate students and serve on thesis committees.  Salary and rank for both positions will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package included.  

Minimum Qualifications
Assistant/Associate Professor:  Ability to teach a variety of courses in the department. A PhD (ABD candidates may be considered) in a construction-related field such as Construction Management, Construction Engineering, and/or Civil Engineering is required. Demonstrated construction management knowledge is required. Prior teaching experience or similar such as conducting educational seminars and/or workshops, or professional presentations is desirable.  

Associate Professor/Professor:  Selection criteria will emphasize finding the best qualified candidate with leadership skills, ability to interact effectively with alumni and local construction industry, ability to mentor faculty, ability to promote the growth of research initiatives and programs already established in the department, and ability to obtain funded research.  A PhD in a construction-related field such as Construction Management, Construction Engineering, and/or Civil Engineering is required.  Demonstrated construction management knowledge is required.   

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, continuing, tenure-eligible appointment beginning August 2021.   

Application Process
To apply for either position, please submit a letter of application, resume and/or curriculum vitae, statements of teaching, research, and diversity (not to exceed one single spaced page each) and contact information for three references in one file in PDF format via email to:
siuecnstfacultysearch2021@siue.edu  

Application Deadline
All application materials must be received by November 1, 2020.  

SIUE is a comprehensive state university of over 13,000 students, located in the St. Louis metropolitan area. As a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. The SIUE Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan is available online at https://www.siue.edu/institutional-diversity-and-inclusion . We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities. 

SIUE is focused on the health and safety of our faculty and staff while remaining committed to serving our students with the excellence that is a hallmark of SIUE.  Our Cougar Commitment plan provides both broad and specific actions that will allow SIUE to restore much of our campus’ energy through a safe and intentional science-based approach.  The role of higher education continues to be critical to the well-being of our communities and sustainability. Our careful planning is a testament to the importance of that mission, our stewardship and responsibilities to help shape a changing world.   

For more information on Our Cougar Commitment, visit our COVID-19 Response website at: https://www.siue.edu/about/announcements/coronavirus/ 

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