Senior Lecturer (multiple-year)

Denton, TX
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Engineering Technology (130350)

College of Engineering

Senior Lecturer (multiple-year)

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Engineering Technology in the College of Engineering at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a full-time, academic-year, non-tenure track Lecturer position at the Senior level in the area of Construction Engineering Technology and Management starting fall 2017. The successful individual will have unique opportunities appropriate to a senior-level faculty member to participate in the growth of the program by developing collaborative initiatives with university wide constituents, recruiting from regional educational institutions, engaging with the program Industry Advisory Board, and contributing to undergraduate and graduate teaching and to the continuous improvement and outcome-based assessment of the program to maintain ETAC/ABET accreditation. Student enrollment in the program has grown by over 70% in the last three years and is expected to continue to grow. The Department is unique in the Dallas-Fort Worth region and it currently serves over 520 students pursuing BSET degrees in Construction, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering Technology, as well as the M.S. in Engineering Technology with concentrations in Construction Management, Engineering Management, Electrical Systems and Mechanical Systems. Faculty also regularly contribute to Ph.D. programs offered in the College of Engineering and are responsible for over $500K in externally funded annual expenses. Salary, benefits and responsibilities typical for a major Tier I research university can be expected. Additional information about the department, its programs, and faculty is available at Screening of applications will begin after December 1, 2016 and will continue until the search is closed. For additional information and questions, please contact Dr. Cheng Yu, (

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates are required to have 1) undergraduate and graduate degrees in Construction Engineering Technology or closely related fields at the time of appointment; 2) at least 5 years of U.S. industrial experience in construction, structures, or construction management commensurate with the expectations of the position; 3) at least 5 years of college-level teaching experience in the field; and 4) excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates holding a PhD in a closely related field with teaching and/or research interests in the areas of construction sustainability, renewable energy, building information modeling, risk analysis, and construction innovations are especially encouraged to apply. Professional licensure or the ability to become licensed is highly desired.

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
3 Years

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Statement of Teaching Philosophy


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