Assistant/Associate Professor of Construction
The School of Construction Management Technology (SCMT) at
Purdue University has two openings for tenure track
Assistant/Associate Professor faculty positions beginning in August
2022. A successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional potential
to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish a
substantial externally-funded research program, maintain active
scholarship, and promote the Construction Management program
- An earned Ph.D. in Construction Management or a discipline
closely related to the construction industry.
- Knowledge and skill to develop curriculum and teach a broad
range of construction management topics, which shall be explained
by applicant in the statement of teaching interests and
- Ability to develop applied research projects and obtain
external research grant funding, which shall be explained by
applicant in the statement of research interests.
- Record of scholarly publication.
- A strong sense of teamwork and adaptability to mutually support
other faculty, especially when team-teaching a course.
- Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
SCMT seeks expanded faculty teaching and applied research
capabilities in architecture, heavy-civil, industrial, and
facilities management. SCMT emphasizes teaching and discovery that
reinforce professional architecture-engineering-construction (AEC)
industrial practice. A large majority of SCMT graduates gain
employment in the U.S. construction industry. Many current SCMT
faculty members have substantial AEC experience.
University and SCMT Overview
Purdue University is an R1 university with more than 40,000
students. Purdue was recently ranked 9th among public institutions
by the Wall Street Journal and 5th among the most innovative
universities by the U.S. News & World Report. The main campus
is about 65-miles (105-km) northwest of Indianapolis and 103-miles
(166-km) southeast of Chicago. The campus and surrounding
communities provide a variety of entertainment and dining
The School of Construction Management Technology has delivered
construction higher education excellence for more than half a
century. With more than 20 faculty members, as well as about 500
undergraduate and 100 graduate students, the School has a vibrant
teaching and applied research culture. In addition to a degree in
Construction Management Technology, which is accredited by the
American Council for Construction Education, the school offers an
innovative degree in Design and Construction Integration, which
combines construction expertise with design appreciation, preparing
the students for collaborative AEC industry professional
experiences. The School offers an MS in Construction Management
Technology, and a Ph.D. in Technology is offered by the Purdue
Diversity and Inclusion
Purdue University’s School of Construction Management Technology
is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty
effort—including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.
Candidates shall address at least one of these three areas in a
separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement of their application by
showing how their experiences, current interests or activities, or
future goals will promote a work climate that displays diversity
and inclusion. This statement is essential to the application
Interested candidates are required to submit: (1) a cover
letter; (2) a curriculum vitae listing all professional positions
and dates of employment and studies subsequent to earning their
baccalaureate degree; (3) a statement of teaching interests and
philosophy; (4) a statement of research interests; (5) a statement
satisfying the Diversity and Inclusion requirement, above; and (6)
the names of three professional references who have observed the
relevant performance of the applicant, with their contact
information (emails, telephone numbers, and relationships to
Submit application using the link below.
Review of application packets will commence promptly upon
reception, intending to interview the top candidates early in the
spring 2022 semester. Review will continue until both vacancies are
Questions should be submitted via email to: SCMTfacultysearch@purdue.edu
A background check is required for employment in this
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals,
including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply.