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Assistant/Associate Professor- Construction Management

Employer
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 1, 2023

Job Details


Position Details

Classification Information

Classification Title

Assistant Professor

Position Information

Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor- Construction Management

Position Number

Department

Construction Management

Job Description Summary

The Construction Management (CM) Program at Wentworth Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to start in the Fall of 2024, with the opportunity to begin even earlier.

About Wentworth:
Located in the heart of Boston, Wentworth is a private university with five schools focused on Engineering, Computing, Design and Management. Through a uniquely effective, hands-on, experiential, and cooperative education approach, Wentworth prepares graduates who are future-focused and career-ready. With more than 400 students enrolled in the program, CM is one of the most popular majors at Wentworth. The program offers concentrations in Infrastructure Management, Real Estate Development, and Facility Management and both baccalaureate and master’s programs in CM are accredited by the American Council for Construction Education ( ACCE ).

Job Requirements:
The responsibilities for this position will include:
  • teach undergraduate and graduate courses in a variety of CM areas such as Building Construction, Plan Reading/ BIM, Estimating, and Project Management including lectures and labs
  • participate in developing new and/or improved curriculum and teaching resources, and use innovative instructional methods; provide reliable, accurate and effective student advising and mentoring
  • participate in scholarly/creative activities including, but not limited to, public presentations, conference/journal publications, and pedagogical studies
  • perform service activities at the program, school, and university levels; and collaborate with related disciplines
  • establish strong relationships with the construction industry and pursue opportunities to collaborate
  • engage in professional development opportunities that foster continuous improvement and growth
  • support the university’s strategic plan to bolster inclusive excellence, offer a high-value education and transformative student experience, and secure next generation partnership
  • be an excellent teacher and mentor with a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Inclusive Excellence:
Wentworth is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all university programs and activities. The university does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration. To find out more about the Wentworth’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website https://wit.edu/about/diversity .

All applicants have the right to accessibility support and accommodations. To request accessibility support or accommodations, contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin Wells, at wellsc1@wit.edu .

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

Preferred Education

Doctoral degree

Minimum Work Experience Required

1 year of full-time university level teaching experience, or equivalent

Preferred Work Experience

3 years of full-time work experience in the construction industry

Minimum Knowledge Required

Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations.

Preferred Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.

Advertised Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Construction Management or closely related field
  • 1 year of full-time work experience in the construction industry, or equivalent
  • 1 year of full-time University Teaching Experience
Advertised Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. degree in Construction Management or closely related fields (degree should be conferred by the start date of the position)
  • 3 year of full-time work experience in the construction industry
  • Skilled with Construction Management related software programs such as Revit, Navisworks, RSMeans, Primavera P6, and Synchro
  • Professional certifications/licenses related to the construction industry
Salary Range

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

F00301

Job Category

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Boston.com
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Colleges of the Fenway site
    • Wentworth site
    • Studentaffairs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed.
    • NE HERC
    • El Mundo
    • Sampan
    • Bay State Banner
    • Colors Magazine
    • AcademicKeys
    • ACM.org
    • CRA.org
    • IEEE.org
    • Academicjobsonline.org
    • Referral
    • Other
    • Mathjobs
  2. * Wentworth defines inclusive excellence as 'Actively and intentionally cultivating a diverse and culturally competent institution where each member has the opportunity and support to reach their full potential and make contributions to our campus community and beyond.' Please provide an example of how you have exemplified inclusive excellence in an educational or professional setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. References
  5. Required DEI Statement
  6. Required Research Statement
Optional Documents

Company

Wentworth Institute of Technology

 

Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, project-based educational experience. Under the guidance of caring faculty and staff, students develop into career-ready, skilled professionals and engaged citizens through an education that integrates classroom, laboratory, studio, cooperative, and experiential learning,

More than 60 labs and studios and 20 degrees are available through the Schools of Architecture and DesignComputing and Data ScienceEngineeringManagement, and Sciences and Humanities. Students can choose from both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as a variety of certificate programs.

Wentworth aims to be a student-centered institution of inclusive excellence that embraces a culture of innovation and creativity; serves society through urban engagement; and fosters growth for local, regional, and national economies.

Our nearly 4,000 students are relentlessly curious, and their passion carries well beyond the lab. From robotics clubs to design collaborations, there is no shortage of opportunity for students to connect with others and challenge themselves in pursuit of a better tomorrow. Wentworth prioritizes students’ health and well-being and provides high-quality services, activities, programs, and opportunities to support their growth and transformation.

A Wentworth education equips graduates with a highly valued skillset. Students have the chance to complete a minimum of two cooperative learning (co-op) semesters during their four years of study, and approximately half of students receive a job offer from their co-op company prior to graduation. Ninety-five percent of the Class of 2021 were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Hands-on, future-focused, and career-ready—Wentworth is the University of Opportunity.

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a collaborative, mission-driven community of educators and professionals committed to excellence in ourselves and in the students we teach and support. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to continuing to develop a richly diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

There are a number of advantages to working at Wentworth. Among them:

  • Location. Wentworth is based in Boston’s historic Fenway area, a cultural center featuring numerous colleges, universities, hospitals, museums, galleries, restaurants, and cafes. The MBTA Green Line, Orange Line, and Commuter Rail are within walking distance (and we subsidize passes), and we provide affordable, on-site parking.
  • Career opportunities. We offer rewarding positions in areas such as the Division of Technology Services, Human Resources, Academic Affairs, Finance, Institutional Advancement, and others. There are also many opportunities for professional advancement.
  • Competitive salaries and benefits. Our benefits package includes comprehensive medical, dental, and pension plans; as well as generous holiday, vacation, and sick time.
  • Professional development opportunities. These include tuition reimbursement programs, and the ability to cross-register for courses, leadership programs, and professional development training at any of the other member institutions of the Colleges of the Fenway.
  • Wentworth is a member of Tuition Exchange, a reciprocal scholarship opportunity for the dependents of eligible faculty and staff at all 645+ member schools.
  • Discounts on arts and entertainment, including movie passes, Six Flags New England tickets, the Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and more. 
  • Access to the on-campus Schumann Fitness Center. 
  • We are a member of MASCO, which offers a wide range of services including area planning and development, parking and transportation, collaborative purchasing, a call center, and child care.
  • We are a founding member of the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NEHERC), the region’s premier job board for faculty, staff, and academic executives, featuring over 2,700 current jobs from member colleges, universities, teaching hospitals, research institutes, and education-related not-for-profits.

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