Assistant or Associate Professor in Construction Management

California State University, Chico
California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 03, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


The Position: The Construction Management Department is searching for a tenure track Assistant or Associate
Professor to start January 19, 2021 or August 2021, based on department needs and candidate availability. The
position will depend on the applicant’s qualifications. California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are
competent in their field, and will be collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success.
Position is contingent on funding. For the purpose of calculating the probationary period, a year of service
commences with the first fall term of appointment.

Initial Review Date: 12/5/20; complete applications received after that date may be considered.

How to Apply: Applicants must provide:

* a current cover letter, (including how you have addressed, or plan to address teaching to diverse student groups),

a CV, and

contact information of three professional references.

All applicants must apply online at:

Minimum Qualifications Minimum education requirements for appointment to this position is a MS in
Construction Management and 5 years’ experience managing construction operations in the US. Applicants who
possess an MBA, or MS Engineering degree with 6 years’ experience managing construction operations in the US
will also be considered. The experience must be at the management level that includes project management
techniques to oversee and control a project’s time, cost, safety, and quality as well as bid-build or design-build
construction contract experience for commercial and institutional building or heavy civil projects.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with PhD, successful experience in teaching at
the college level, expertise in Construction Equipment, Estimating, CPM scheduling and an understanding of most
construction engineering concepts, in academic accreditation processes (particularly ACCE accreditation), active
with construction professional and trade associations, experience in the commercial & institutional building
industry, experience in the Heavy/Civil construction industry, management experience as multiple projects
manager, or higher levels of construction company management such as VP.

Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of undergraduate teaching,
student Associated Schools of Construction competition team advising/coaching, scholarship and professional
development, and service to the department, university, and community. Service includes student advising,
serving on academic committees, the Industry Advisory Council, accreditation and outreach activities. Teaching
assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department. See the
Construction Management Dept. Faculty Retention, Tenure, & Promotion Standards and Procedures at:
The Department: The CM Department offers an American Council for Construction

The Department: The CM Department offers an American Council for Construction Education accredited B. S.
Construction Management degree program. Fall semester 2020 began with 470 CM Majors and an entry-level course
enrolling 110 students. The University “Quick Facts” lists the CM Major as #7 of the “10 Largest Majors” on campus.
CM Graduate placement statistics remain steady, averaging just over 2 job offers per graduate, with normally over
95% placement before the end of the graduating semester. Placement by type of construction company varies
slightly within these ranges: Building Construction (Commercial & Institutional) 50-60%; Hwy/Hvy Civil 20-30%;
Specialty (Electrical, Mechanical, and other) 15-20%. The CM Dept. has an active chapter of the Sigma Lambda Chi Honor Society, and award-winning Student Chapters of National Associations including Associated General Contractors, Design Build Institute of America, and Mechanical Contractors Association of America and National Association of Women in Construction. Visit