Assistant Professor, Construction Management

Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 15, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Technology seeks applications for a full-time position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Construction Management, starting August 2021. 

The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become an equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Equity vision hires will be supported by faculty on campus who are working to reimagine our curriculum and pedagogy and to build equitable practices for tenure and promotion; policy review, development and implementation; and student retention, persistence, and success. They will be welcomed to join these efforts. 

Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University’s attractive size, approximately 10,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit 

The successful candidate must hold a terminal degree from an accredited university in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or a related field. ABD will be considered with evidence of degree completion by December 1, 2021. 

Required qualifications include three years of U.S. Construction Industry experience; and knowledge of BIM and VDC applications in construction. Candidates must also demonstrate effective communication skills; a commitment to engaged/applied learning; scholarship and service; ability to conduct research; and willingness to develop partnerships with local and national construction-related businesses and organizations.           

Preference will be given to candidates with professional certification, such as the Certified Professional Constructor (CPC), Designated Design Build Professional (DBIA), Professional Engineering (PE), Project Management (PMP), or licensed architect (AIA Ncarb); as well as experience in Project Management and evidence of successful teaching.     

Applications received by February 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Lisa Riedle at 319-273-2561 or Pre-employment background checks required. 

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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