LECTURER

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Lecturer

Job Description:

The University of Florida’s M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management invites applications for a Lecturer position to begin in Spring 2018. Applicants for the lecturer position must have an earned doctorate in a construction-related field. Preferred experience for lecturer candidates includes teaching undergraduate and graduate construction management courses. The focus of a lecturer is on teaching and service and they are expected to have significant professional experience and the ability to teach core construction management courses such as estimating, scheduling, and construction techniques.

In addition to teaching, a lecturer is expected to engage in professional activities with industry, participates in relevant professional associations, makes practice-oriented intellectual contributions, and maintains direct contact with industry. Eligible individuals for this faculty position must have a national or international record of distinction in construction management practice and applied and practical professional experience relevant to the goals of the Rinker School. A doctorate in a construction-related field is preferred. A lecturer would not be expected to conduct independent research or publish in peer-reviewed journals, but would be expected to supervise student projects and work with disciplinary faculty to identify and articulate industry-specific or community of practice research projects.

Preferred credentials for this position include at least five years of construction industry experience, and appropriate licensure and professional registration. The salary and benefits package for the positions are very competitive. The Rinker School employs 20 full-time faculty members and offers an ACCE-accredited Bachelor of Science degree, and Masters and PhD degree programs. There are approximately 250 undergraduates, 95 MS students, and 40 PhD students currently enrolled. The Rinker School is housed in a 47,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, LEED Gold certified facility. The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American Universities and is designated as a RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The University of Florida has a plan to become one of the top ten public universities in the nation. The City of Gainesville, home to the University of Florida, serves as the cultural, educational and commercial center for the north central Florida region. Known for the beauty of its natural surroundings and numerous parks, museums and lakes, Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida.

Applications must include a letter of interest, a resume or CV, a 2 to 3 page statement of teaching and research interests that explains how the applicant will contribute to the program, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references. Interested applicants must apply online at https://jobs.ufl.edu using requisition number 504699 for the non-tenure track lecturer position. To ensure full consideration, the required information listed above should be submitted by 1 November 2017, at which time the search committee will begin reviewing applications. Applications received after this date may or may not be considered, at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. Inquiries can be directed to Larry C. Muszynski, Ph.D.,

Search Committee Chair (Phone 352-273-1160 or larrym@ufl.edu). The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida "Government in the Sunshine" and Public Records laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public; and all applications, CV’s and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Further information is available at http://www.ufl.edu, and http://dcp.ufl.edu/rinker

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Must have an earned doctorate in a construction-related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred experience for lecturer candidates includes teaching undergraduate and graduate construction management courses.  Eligible individuals for this faculty position must have a national or international record of distinction in construction management practice and applied and practical professional experience relevant to the goals of the Rinker School.  Preferred credentials for this position include at least five years of construction industry experience, and appropriate licensure and professional registration.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must include a letter of interest, a resume or CV, a 2 to 3 page statement of teaching and research interests that explains how the applicant will contribute to the program, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No