Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering and Management Technology

Employer
Purdue University Northwest
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Description

Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering and Management Technology

College of Technology

Department of Construction Science and Organizational Leadership

 

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) with campuses in Hammond and Westville, Indiana, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Construction Engineering and Management Technology housed within the Department of Construction Science and Organizational Leadership in the College of Technology. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses such as Materials and Systems of Construction, Specifications and Contract Documents, Construction Operations, Fundamentals of Construction Safety, Construction Inspection, Construction Costs & Bidding, Engineering Economics for Construction, Construction Scheduling, Construction Management, Principles of Highway Construction, Concrete Construction, Mechanical and Electrical Systems, and graduate courses in Construction Engineering and Management Technology. Assistant Professors are also expected to conduct scholarly research leading to refereed journal publications, writing grant proposals, and industrial engagement and various committees. Opportunities for interacting with regional businesses are excellent and encouraged.

A Ph.D. degree in engineering, construction engineering, construction management, or a related field is required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.

The Department of Construction Science and Organizational Leadership offers two ABET accredited baccalaureate degree programs: Construction Engineering and Management Technology and Organizational Leadership and Supervision, which also houses an Environmental Health & Safety concentration. The Department of Construction Science and Organizational Leadership offers full support when presenting peer review papers at conferences. Likewise, both the department and the university offer several internal opportunities for professional development and for external grants applications preparation. Purdue University Northwest is an academically comprehensive, student-centered university located in northwest Indiana, just southeast of Chicago. As an independent university within the Purdue University system, PNW fosters a vibrant academic community for its approximate 10,000 student body through high quality and engaging undergraduate and graduate education. Offering nearly 70 academic areas of study at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, PNW’s colleges, schools and centers are distinguished through prestigious accreditations, national recognitions and competitive rankings.

The university is widely respected for its faculty’s dedication to student success through experiential learning and collaborative research across its two culturally diverse campuses in Hammond and Westville, Indiana. A new state of the art, 68,000 sq. ft. Bioscience Innovations Building opened on the Hammond campus for the Fall 2020 semester.

Employment will be contingent on a successful background check. Interested applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, curriculum vita, professional references, unofficial transcript, (an official transcript will be required upon employment) and a statement of teaching philosophy to Search Chair at jbuss@pnw.edu. Visit our website www.pnw.edu for additional information about the university. For information regarding our excellent benefits package, visit www.purdue.edu/benefits. Purdue University Northwest is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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