Assistant/Associate Professor (2 Positions) in Construction Management

Florida Gulf Coast University

United States

Construction Management, Assistant/Associate Professor (2 Positions)


Appointment Type 9 Month


Job Description


As the Construction Management, Assistant/Associate Professor you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

 

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

 

Required Qualifications


An earned Doctorate in Construction Management or a terminal degree in a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

 

The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate construction management courses and to work with and mentor student organizations, clubs, and competition teams.

 

Relevant professional experience in the United States construction industry or comparable international experience.

 

ABD will be considered if degree is conferred by January 4, 2019. If successful candidate is ABD, appointment will be made at a Lecturer level on a fixed contract.

 

Preferred Qualifications


Professional registration or certifications related to the construction discipline.

 

Have achieved a level of competency using computers in construction management software applications.

 

Have a background in a construction related specialization; including but not limited to Building Information Modeling (BIM), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Lean construction, building services, and sustainability.

 

Experience with Virtual Reality Hardware/Software and/or Continuing Education Programs a strong plus.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


The ability to collaborate with related disciplines, industry partners, and the south Florida community.

 

An ability to communicate effectively, work in a highly collaborative faculty environment, conduct themselves professionally, and perform appropriate service functions at the program, school, and university level.

 

Ability to successfully develop relationships and interact with external university constituents in construction, business, and technology and to establish relationships internally.

 

Skills in working in a rapidly developing regional comprehensive university with a focus on creating a student-learning environment among diverse academic disciplines.

 

Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate construction management courses, mentor and coach construction management students, and participate in regional/national seminars, workshops and committees.

 

Ability to lead continuing education programs.

 

Ability to deal effectively with a diverse range of learners and to use information technology as a pedagogical and professional tool.

 

Established record of success and excellence in university teaching, scholarship, and service. Interest in collaborating both within and outside of the university in the development and delivery of instruction. A commitment to collaborate with other faculty to develop a shared vision of the future.

 

Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

 

Salary Range Negotiable - Salary commensurate with experience


Job Duties


Essential Job Duties


As the Construction Management, Assistant/Associate Professor you will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as applicable; be involved in course and/or curriculum development; research/scholarship; participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives. Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

 

Other Duties
Posting Detail Information


Posting Number F130P


Open Date 05/11/2018


Close Date


Open Until Filled Yes


Special Instructions to Applicants


Appointment will be made at a faculty rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience on a 9 -month multi-year appointment basis available January 2019.

 

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

 

Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

 

Supplemental Questions

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  1. Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
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  2. Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter

  2. Transcripts

  3. Curriculum Vitae

  4. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)

  5. Statement of experience with students in research or scholarship as it fits discipline.

  6. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents

  1. Letter of Recommendation


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