Assistant Professor of Construction Management

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title Assistant Professor of Construction Management Department Construction Management Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number TBD Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The Construction Management program in the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in January 2022. We invite candidates from all areas of specialization to apply; particular consideration will be given to those with expertise in: Construction Materials, Cost Control, Sustainable Construction, Virtual Construction, Estimating, and Structures. Salary will be based on a nine-month, academic year appointment.

The Construction Management program is housed in the multidisciplinary department of Marketing, Sports Business, and Construction Management. Currently, it has approximately 160 undergraduate students and 4 full time faculty. The program enjoys the support of key construction firms in the tri-state area represented on its active industry advisory board. The AACSB - and ACCE -accredited Haile/US Bank College of Business serves over 2,100 of NKU’s 14,000+ students with a full complement of traditional degree programs, plus several nationally recognized institutes, centers, and specialized programs. We are proud to offer an outstanding comprehensive university environment to faculty who value a well-rounded career path of high quality student interaction, productive, meaningful research, and rewarding civic engagement. Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, NKU is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Additional information may be found on the college website at

Review of applications will begin July 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position, visit to submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita, contact information for three references, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research goals. Questions should be directed to the Search Chair, Dr. Ausbra McFarland, at

Primary Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate courses; pursue scholarship of teaching, research, and/or outreach in accordance with the mission of the university; fully participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes; work with student organizations and/or mentor student competition teams; collaborate with other disciplines and interact with the industry; participate in service activity in support of the university and college missions; and participate in or lead service learning projects.


Required Qualifications: Ph.D. required, in construction, architecture, engineering, or a related field – preference will be given to those holding a Ph.D. at the time of application, but ABD candidates with evidence of imminent completion (no later than May 31, 2022) may also be considered.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Minimum Education ABD Preferred Education Ph.D
Requisition Number 2021F535 Job Open Date 05/14/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Other

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