Tenure Track Faculty - Construction Management
Instructional Faculty -
Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association,
Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Engineering
COLLEGE: Engineering and Computer
DEPARTMENT: Construction Management
POSITION TITLE: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate
California State University, Sacramento (“Sacramento State”) is a
Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), located in Sacramento, the
heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse
and rapidly growing high-tech areas in the country. One of
Sacramento State's imperatives is a commitment to diversity and
inclusion and ensuring that our campus is a welcoming and inclusive
place for all of our students, faculty, staff, and community
members. The ideal candidate will share Sacramento State's
commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, have prior
experience working in culturally and socio-economically diverse
learning environments, and will contribute to student success
through inclusive pedagogy. The Department is keenly interested in
diversifying its faculty and encourages applications from diverse
candidates, including women, minorities, and candidates with
disabilities. Sacramento State is dedicated to meeting the needs of
persons with disabilities in all aspects of its academic programs
and services. The university recognizes the importance of making
its physical facilities as well as its information technology
services accessible to ensure the campus is accessible by everyone
regardless of disability.
The Department of Construction Management (CM) at CSUS is designed
for students who enter professional practice immediately upon
graduation. The CM program and teaching methods are therefore
practical in nature, providing hands-on experience for students
through labs and class projects. Graduates of the CM program enjoy
an excellent reputation among regional employers and many move
quickly into leadership roles on large projects.
The CM program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction
Management with a minor degree in Business Administration. The
Department of Construction Management has a diverse student
population enrolls over nearly 400 undergraduate students, 44% of
which are (low-income) Pell-eligible students, 43% are
first-generation college students, and 60% are underrepresented
minority (URM) students.
This is a full-time tenure-track position at the
Assistant/Associate rank beginning with the Fall 2024 semester. The
estimated salary range for this position is $88,000 - $115,000,
with an anticipated annual salary of $93,000 (if hired as Assistant
Professor) or $101,000 (if hired as Associate Professor), depending
on qualifications and experience.
Teach a variety of construction management topics.
Participate in the development of instructionally related
Contribute to Department, College and University level
Be involved in Community service.
Engage in student-related activities, such as student club
faculty advisor or coach teams for student competitions.
Engage in professional and scholarly activities, including
externally funded applied research according to ARTP Link: https://www.csus.edu/umanual/AcadAff/aca-161.pdf
Identify construction field trip locations, obtain permission
to visit these sites from responsible party (Prime Contractor,
Owner etc.), and lead student field trips to these construction
Please note that all considered candidates must meet all
required qualifications, but do not need to meet all preferred
- Teach undergraduate courses in construction management (12
- Ex 1 - Lecture only class = 3 units (3 hours/week contact
- Ex 2 - Lecture + two Labs sections = 6 units (8 hours/week
- Bachelor's and Master's degrees in construction management,
architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a similar
profession are required, which must be completed by June 2024.
Candidates with other advanced professional degrees (MBA, juris
doctorate, etc.) in addition to a Bachelor's degree in construction
management, architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a
similar profession may also be considered.
- Education and experience among the following areas: Material
testing; construction surveying; construction graphics;
construction documents; construction processes and methods;
construction operations analysis; construction equipment
management; estimating; project management; planning and
scheduling; design of soils and foundation structures; construction
accounting; construction law; labor relations; computer
applications in construction; equipment productivity analysis;
design and construction of temporary structures; statics;
mechanical and electrical principles in buildings, and / or other
related construction management and civil engineering topics
according to the candidate's expertise.
- Five years minimum full-time practical experience in
construction management or construction engineering positions with
construction contractors in commercial building, engineering, or
industrial segments of the industry. Candidates who have earned a
doctorate in construction management or a construction related
field shall receive a two-year credit towards the five years
minimum practical experience required.
- Effective communication skills.
- Interest or ability in teaching excellence and development of
an inclusive classroom environment for undergraduate classes.
- Ability to produce applied, industry-relevant research and
- Ability and/or desire to learn how to effectively teach
undergraduate courses in a variety of construction management
- Commitment to enhance interaction with and support of the CM
Program by the construction industry.
- Interest in and competence using computers in construction
- Demonstrated ability and/or desire to work with a diverse
- Ability to work with faculty colleagues in department and
- Ph.D. in Construction, Civil Engineering, or similar
- College-level teaching experience.
- History of continuing professional development
- Experience where applicant has held position(s) with
responsibility for and authority to plan, schedule, monitor, and
control construction projects or significant portions of large
Review of applications will begin January 2, 2024, and the position
will remain open until filled. Applications are only accepted
through the Sacramento State jobs website located at (https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/listing/
Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link, by
clicking on the Faculty Positions link.
Candidates must include the following application materials:
- Letter of application: Include a list of the areas in
Construction Management that the applicant feels competent to
- Detailed resume or curriculum vita that is current; including
but not limited to:
- List of Construction, Engineering, and/or Accounting related
software, with brief description of competency and experience in
- Names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three
recent references who can address the applicant's professional
qualifications covering the following roles:
- Academic Role - advisor
- Peer Role - colleague or coworker
- Supervisor Role - former or current
- Professional Role - construction industry
- Unofficial transcripts of all college work.
- Diversity statement: Sacramento State values diversity and
inclusion and has made a university-wide commitment to being an
inclusive institution. Sacramento State is especially interested in
qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research,
teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the
academic community. What contributions are you most proud of that
demonstrate your commitment to promoting an inclusive
- Portfolio: A statement of construction management experience,
including project scope of work under your supervision (field,
office, self-performed, and subcontracted work), and detailed
descriptions of your job position responsibilities. Provide
evidence of continuing education (certificates, licenses,
coursework beyond degree, etc.).
- A written statement of your personal teaching philosophy.
- A written statement of scholarly interests and experience.
Candidates from underrepresented and/or minoritized groups in
Construction Management are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Sacramento State
is located in
the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State
Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American
River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.
Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the
most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a
population of half of a million. Sacramento State is a Hispanic and
AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not
only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the
state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are
committed to meeting our mission:
“As California's capital university, we transform lives by
preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State
will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education,
innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher
education, Sacramento State is dedicated to https://www.csus.edu/president/mission-imperatives/learning-success/
target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">learning and student
target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">teaching, research,
scholarship and creative activity; https://www.csus.edu/president/mission-imperatives/justice-diversity-equity-inclusion-belonging/
target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">justice, diversity,
equity and inclusion; https://www.csus.edu/president/mission-imperatives/resource-development-sustainability/
target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">resource development
and sustainability; https://www.csus.edu/president/mission-imperatives/community-involvement/
target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">dedicated community
engagement, and https://www.csus.edu/president/mission-imperatives/wellness/
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As evidenced by the values embedded in our
Hornet Honor Code
, Sacramento State is committed to creating an
inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and
guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply
ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but
is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life
experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please
Why Sac State?
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commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider
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, it is strongly recommended that all California State
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Out of State Employment
Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial
employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after
January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the
State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be
available to perform work in the State of California if their
assignment is in-person.
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their
highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work
in the U.S. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring
agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).
November 07, 2023 (9:00 AM)
Open Until Filled
To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/533474/tenure-track-faculty-construction-management