Construction Science and Management - Assistant Professor-Tenure Track
Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate
The Department of Engineering Technology is seeking an Assistant Professor for the Construction Science and Management program. This position will be a tenure track position primarily responsible for teaching undergraduate courses at the Stephenville campus location, but may be assigned to teach courses and provide support at all campus locations. The successful candidate will support the construction science program through engaging, student-centered teaching, and actively contribute to service and outreach initiatives that advance the department, college, and university.
Candidates with teaching interest in the construction field are encouraged to apply. The position is currently approved for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor, with the beginning date of September 1, 2021 for the Fall 2021 term. Required teaching load will be a 24-hour course load during the fall and spring semester with lab components if applicable. Summer employment beyond the 9-month contract will be contingent upon the need for services, and budget availability.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
80% Teaching and Service: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning. May be required to teach at other campuses or on-line. Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.
20% Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline.
Applications accepted only online electronically at https://www.tarleton.edu/jobs/ The department requires a letter of application, evidence of teaching effectiveness to include teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations if possible. Please attach your curriculum vitae along with your transcripts (official or unofficial).
If you are unable to attach these documents, please email them to Dr. Billy Gray, Department Head at firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.
Position availability is contingent on budgetary approval. Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of the Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through the Texas A&M System.
Must hold PhD in Construction Science or Civil Engineering or related field.
All applicants must be knowledgeable in their disciplines and be able to demonstrate the potential for effective instruction as evaluated by their peers and department head.
Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is preferred.
Must demonstrate potential for outstanding teaching, and strong verbal and written communication skills. Physical activity will involve sitting, standing, bending, climbing stairs and walking, and occasional lifting of moderate loads (50 lbs.) in an office and field environment.
Preferred Education and Experience:
PhD in Construction Science, Civil Engineering or a closely related discipline with prior teaching experience of construction methods, estimating, and BIM. Prior experience (1-3 years) teaching at the undergraduate level. Experience with HIP, course redesign, or hybrid/hy-flex/online modalities.
Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
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