Instructor I/Instructor II, Construction Management and Civil Engineering

Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Professional Fields, Architecture, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering is dedicated to quality education, scholarship, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers who are committed to innovative delivery of instruction that results in improved student learning; to using technology, including distance learning, effectively; to engage in scholarly and service activities; and to engage in a continuous and outcomes-based assessment process. Faculty in the department are responsible for effectively teaching select lower-level interdisciplinary engineering courses and/or lower level construction management courses as well as more advanced courses directly related to their specific area of expertise.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Essential Job Duties:

  • Florida Gulf Coast University is dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications

  • An earned Master’s (M.S.) from a regionally accredited institution in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field of engineering. Successful candidates must be able to teach new and/or existing courses in Construction Management and Civil Engineering as well as in general engineering topics at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Must work closely with the Department Chair, Program Director and other faculty on assessment and evaluation tasks necessary for both ABET accreditation of the Civil Engineering program and ACCE accreditation of the Construction Management program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred areas of expertise include project management, construction methods, construction/engineering mechanics, structures in construction, MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) and/or other related construction and civil engineering topics.
  • Expertise in other areas of Construction Management or Civil Engineering focused on the southwest Florida environment will also be considered.
  • A rank-appropriate record of educational and/or scientific publication in scholarly journals and/or industrial experience (pertinent to one or more of the areas of interest listed).
  • Professional registration, licensing or the ability to become licensed, or certifications related to the construction discipline.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • An ability to deal effectively with a diverse range of learners and to use information technology as a pedagogical and professional tool.
  • Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning.
  • A commitment to collaborate with other faculty to develop a shared vision of the future.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Appointment will be made at a faculty rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience on a 9 -month multi-year appointment basis available August 2022.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Required Application Materials:

  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Five (5) Professional References

The position is listed as “open until filled”, however applications received by November 1, 2021 will receive priority consideration.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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