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Assistant/Associate Professor of Construction Management

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The application must be submitted online at https://www.wsujobs.com/. The position is open until filled. Screening of applicants will begin on February 20, 2017. A complete application must include: • A letter of application outlining the candidate’s interests, qualifications, pertinent experience; • A curriculum vitae; • The names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references. Candidates may also submit an additional (one-page maximum) document indicating teaching philosophy and research agenda. For questions about the position contact: Jason Peschel, Search Committee Chair, 509-335-2648. Email: jpeschel@sdc.wsu.edu.

Position Details

Position Information

Employee Type Faculty
Title
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Construction Management
Position Number 124836
College/Area Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
Hiring Unit Construction Management
Department Link

School of Design and Construction 

Construction Engineering/Construction Management 

Work Location Pullman
Zip Code 99164
Summary of Duties

We are seeking an individual with teaching ability at undergraduate and graduate levels in selected aspects of construction management (e.g., estimating, construction cost accounting, construction law, and project management). Candidates must be able to demonstrate understanding and experience in construction project management, sustainability issues, and current construction technologies.

Additional Information

Responsibilities of the position include the following:
• Teaching a minimum of four courses on construction management topics including, but not limited to, estimating, construction cost accounting, construction law, and project management per year;
• Develop a research program demonstrated by publications in professional and/or academic journals;
• Participation in School committees and student mentoring;
• Willingness to offer continuing education and short courses to industry and students.

View the Benefits Overview for information regarding competitive benefits available

Anticipated Start Date 08/16/2017
Tenure Track Yes
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Appointment Status Permanent
Position Term in Months 9
Monthly Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Construction Management or related discipline;
• Five years’ professional experience in a construction project management capacity;
• Ability to conduct research and scholarly activities in a defined area of interest;
• Ability to work in a team environment and to be involved in collaborative projects.
• For Associate Professor, the candidate must have a PhD in Construction Management or related discipline plus five years of teaching and research experience in an accredited professional degree program in Construction Management by the date of hire and at least 6 years as an assistant professor or equivalent.
• Teaching ability at undergraduate and graduate levels in selected aspects of construction management (e.g., estimating, construction cost accounting, construction law, and project management). Candidates must be able to demonstrate understanding and experience in construction project management, sustainability issues, and current construction technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

• PhD in Construction Management or related discipline. ABD will be considered with an expectation of completion within one (1) year of hiring date;
• Professional registration/certification such as PE, AIA, LEED, CPC, or DBIA;
• Previous teaching experience at the university level;
• Demonstrated development of funded research and/or scholarly achievements;
• Ability to develop and deliver elective courses in construction management;
• Experience in one or more of the following: heavy civil, commercial or large scale residential construction, land development, or specialty contracting;
• Experience and ability in alternative project delivery, facilities management, sustainability, or virtual design and construction (VDC);
• Proficiency in Revit, Navisworks, or similar software.

Background Check Yes

Posting Detail Information

Type of Recruitment Open Recruitment
Posting Open Date 02/01/2017
Screening Begin Date 02/20/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

The application must be submitted online at https://www.wsujobs.com/. The position is open until filled. Screening of applicants will begin on February 20, 2017.

A complete application must include:
• A letter of application outlining the candidate’s interests, qualifications, pertinent experience;
• A curriculum vitae;
• The names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references.

Candidates may also submit an additional (one-page maximum) document indicating teaching philosophy and research agenda.

For questions about the position contact: Jason Peschel, Search Committee Chair, 509-335-2648. Email: jpeschel@sdc.wsu.edu.

EEO Statement

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Info
Optional Documents
  1. Research Statement
  2. Teaching Statement