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Instructor in Construction Science

Employer
Tarleton State University
Location
Stephenville, Texas (US)
Salary
Commensurate
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Department of Engineering Technology is seeking an Instructor for the Construction Science and Management program. This position is a 9-month, non-tenure track position primarily responsible for teaching undergraduate courses at the Stephenville campus location, but may be assigned to teach courses and provide support at all campus locations as well as online.  The successful candidate believes hands-on learning is vital to conveying concepts and will support the Construction Science and Management program through engaging, student-centered learning and actively contribute to service and outreach initiatives that advance the department, college, and university.  Candidates with industrial experience or currently in industry who have a teaching interest are also encouraged to apply.

 

Additional responsibilities will include managing, re-imagining, implementing and sustaining hands-on laboratories to support the learning process, continued development of learning processes, and operational support for the department, college, and institution.  Work hours are Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. or as work and teaching requirements indicate.

 

The position has a start date of September 1, 2024 for the Fall 2024 term. Required teaching load will be a 30-hour total course load during the fall and spring semesters including lab components.  Summer employment beyond the 9-month contract will be contingent upon the need for services and budget availability.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to have the following essential Duties and Responsibilities. 100% Teaching and Service: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and to identify professional development activities expected to improve student learning; maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; work in partnership with student success personnel on student mentoring and orientation; and participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, department, college, and university committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment, and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.  

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Earned masters degree in the teaching discipline from an accredited university
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English


In addition, Candidates must demonstrate their ability for effective instruction or have evidence of inter-disciplinary industrial experience and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers and department head.

 

Applications are accepted only online electronically at https://www.tarleton.edu/jobs.  The department requires a letter of application, evidence of lab-based teaching effectiveness, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations if appropriate.  Please attach your curriculum vitae along with your unofficial transcripts, 3 current professional references and their full contact information.

           

Review of application packets will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts must be received directly from each degree‐granting institution prior to a letter of appointment being issued.

 

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and inclusion through teaching and research. Degree programs for more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, at A&M RELLIS at Bryan, and online emphasize real world learning that addresses regional needs while sustaining the values of excellence, integrity and respect.

 

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

 

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