Assistant Professor of Construction Management- WVU-Tech (Beckley)

West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:

The Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Construction Management (CM) beginning in the Fall 2021 semester. Position is 9-month, tenure-track, full-time, and benefits-eligible.

The successful candidate will develop and teach a variety of undergraduate level courses in CM. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in recruiting and advising students; participate in assessment, accreditation and program review processes; and build a strong connection with the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) industries. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue scholarly activities and perform other services associated with a faculty position.

For best consideration, applications must be received by June 10, 2021

Expected start date for this position is August 13, 2021

About WVU Tech / WVU:
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities. Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences has been consistently ranked as Top 100 Best Undergraduate Engineering program in the U.S. News & World Report rankings.

WVU Tech offers a broad array of programs including four-year (BS) programs in Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering; Construction Management; Computer Science; and Information Systems. Six of the programs within the College are ABET accredited.
More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at:

Qualifications :

  • A doctoral degree in Construction Management or closely related field is required. ABD’s will be considered, but the Ph.D. degree must be awarded by August 10, 2022. If it has not been awarded by that date, the incumbent will be given a terminal contract for the 2022-23 academic year.
  • At least five years of documented relevant U.S. construction industry experience is highly desirable.
  • A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, responsiveness to student needs, and good communication skills are essential.
  • Familiarity with Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) accreditation is highly desirable.
  • Professional licensure (PE or Contractors License) and/or Professional Construction Certification is highly desirable.

Applications must include:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts
  • Contact information for 3 references (1 industry, 2 academic) including telephone and email address

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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