Assistant Professor of Construction Management (Non-Tenure Track), Manufacturing & Construction

[C23- 021SP]

Assistant Professor of Construction Management (Non-tenure Track)

Manufacturing & Construction Management Department

The Manufacturing and Construction Management Department at Central Connecticut State University seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants for a full-time, one-year special appointment for a non-tenure track, Assistant Professor in the discipline of Construction Management for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. The CCSU Construction Management program is ACCE accredited. Courses are taught on campus and are offered both days and evenings. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Construction Management and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. Candidates are also expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

We are especially interested in candidates who have professional and teaching expertise in two or more of the following areas:
  • Building Cost Estimating
  • Building Systems
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP) Systems
  • Equipment Management
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Financial Management
Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Construction Management, Construction Science, Building Construction, or a construction-related field. ( ABD candidates will be considered if they provide evidence of anticipated completion of degree by August 28, 2023.) . Or earned master’s degree in Construction Management, Construction Science, Building Construction, or a construction-related field plus three years of full-time service in a college or university at the rank of Instructor or above and a full year of study above the master’s level.
  • Five or more years of U.S. construction industry experience in managing construction operations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Evidence of quality teaching experience at the university level in the U.S.
We welcome applications from academics as well as practitioners who are classified as scholarly academic or practice academic according to ACCE standards.

The University: The largest of Connecticut’s regional comprehensive universities, Central currently enrolls over 10,000 students. A third of its undergraduates are students of color, the largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-six (96%) percent of the students are from Connecticut. For more information about Central Connecticut State University, please visit

The Community: Located nine miles southwest of Hartford, New Britain is a city of approximately 72,000. Part of the Greater Hartford area of 1.2 million residents, New Britain is centrally located in the state and is within easy reach of much of Connecticut and several metropolitan areas. Nicknamed “the Hardware City” for its rich industrial heritage, it is home to Stanley Black & Decker. Important cultural institutions include the New Britain Museum of American Art and Walnut Hill Park, designed by Fredrick Law Olmstead. New Britain’s population is characterized by a high degree of racial and ethnic diversity. Currently, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates 70% of the population as White, 13% as Black or African American, 3% as Asian, and 0.2% as American Indian or Alaska Native. Currently 4.6% of New Britain’s population identify themselves in more than one racial category and 43% of New Britain’s population identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino. Fifty percent (50%) speak a language other than English in the home and 19% were born internationally. Significant portions of its population come from Puerto Rico and Poland or consider themselves to be from the African-American, Italian, or Irish ethnic backgrounds. In addition to all that greater Hartford provides, New Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts, two hours from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore, within easy driving distance of a host of private and public institutions of higher education and many cultural opportunities.

Application and Appointment: Priority review of applications will be given to applicants who apply by April 7,2023 . Position will remain open until filled.

To begin the application process, click on the Apply button and electronically submit the following documents:
  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names of three professional references including their address, email address, and telephone numbers.
  • Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts
  • For ABD candidates, include a letter from your dissertation advisor stating anticipated date of completion.
Note: Candidates uploading additional materials must combine all documents into one PDF file. For further assistance, please email .

In accordance with the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Collective Bargaining Union Contract, compensation for this position is at the rank of Assistant Professor for 2023-2024. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. For more information, please visit 2021-2025 American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Collective Bargaining Union Contract .

The State of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University is proud to offer its employees competitive wages and a wide range of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental benefits. Fringe benefits include personal and sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, and prescription plans, group life insurance, a choice of retirement plans, retirement health care, tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits such as Deferred Retirement Compensation plans, Dependent Care Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts, long term and short term disability plans.

For more detailed information, please visit CCSU Human Resources

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Emailed and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number is not listed on any documents submitted.

For more information, contact Dr. Namhun Lee at 860-832-2624 or .

As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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