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
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
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.
Essential Job Duties:
Additional Job Description
- 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
- 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
- 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.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- 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
- Expertise in other areas of Construction Management or Civil
Engineering focused on the southwest Florida environment will also
- 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
Special Instructions to Applicants
- An ability to deal effectively with a diverse range of learners
and to use information technology as a pedagogical and professional
- 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.
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:
The position is listed as “open until filled”, however
applications received by November 1, 2021 will receive priority
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Curriculum Vitae
- Five (5) Professional References
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.