Teaching Assistant Professor, Real Estate & Construction Mgmt

USA, Denver, Colorado
Oct 05, 2017
University of
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver (DU) invites applications for a non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor position in the Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management starting January 1, 2018. The Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management is an academic unit of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver in Colorado. DU is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, with approximately 11,800 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. DU is classified as a Doctoral/Research University with high research activity. The Daniels College is the eighth oldest collegiate business program in the U.S. and has held AACSB accreditation since 1923.

The Franklin L. Burns School, one of the oldest (1938) real estate and construction management programs in the country, is housed in the Daniels College of Business. The Schools educational focus is on teaching the full life cycle of the built environment Real Estate, Property Development, Construction Management and Project Delivery. Burns RECM offers degrees at the undergraduate (B.S.), graduate (M.S.) and at the Executive Master level (10 plus years of professional experience). The Executive Master degree is a fully online program. Burns also offers a certificate program that can matriculate into the Executive Master program. The Burns School offers an advanced concentration in Integrated Project Delivery at the Graduate Level, and is one of only a few universities to do so in the United States. Integration across development, design, and construction is a corner stone of the School.

Position Summary

The Teaching Assistant Professor in the Real Estate & Construction Management School is expected to teach nine courses throughout the academic year, prorated to six for the remainder of the 2017-2018 academic year, which may include summer, fall, winter or spring quarters. The areas of teaching include the Burns School standard Construction Management curriculum. Courses taught may include Construction Building Systems Materials and Methods, Construction Project Management, Job Site Management, Construction Estimating, Legal Issues and Risk Management, Construction Planning and Scheduling, MEP Systems and Coordination, Residential Development, and the Business of the Built Environment. Some special topics courses related to Building Information Modeling, LEED and Sustainability, Virtual Design and Construction, Facilities Management, Design-Build and Integrated Project Delivery may also be assigned. Teaching responsibilities may include both undergraduate and graduate level courses using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Teaching responsibilities may involve day, night and weekend classes. At the Teaching Assistant rank, the appointment is initially a 6-month contract to fill out the remainder of the 2017-2018 academic year, and then renewable for up to an additional two years pending satisfactory performance. Additional contracts may be awarded following a formal performance review.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Construction Management, Building Science, Engineering, Architecture, Planning, or other AEC/RE related field.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence in the areas of construction management and related topics.
  • Minimum of 5 years U.S. AEC industry experience.
  • Active in the construction business community (e.g. through association membership, licensure and/or certification, consulting, publications, or presentations).
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Competency with common construction management related technology such as Revit, Blue Beam, ProCore, etc., as well as familiarity with standard estimating and scheduling programs, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Memberships and/or certifications affiliated with NAHB, CMAA, AGC, DBIA, LEED, BIM, ASCE, others.
  • Licenses Contractor, engineer, architecture, law, real estate.
  • Three (3) years of teaching experience.
  • Previous experience or demonstrated ability to teach in a traditional setting, online and/or in hybrid courses.
  • Experience serving as student competition team coach, student club advisor, or participating in other student-focused activities.
  • Additional focus on design-build, integrated project delivery, virtual design and construction, sustainability, and/or MEP coordination knowledge, experience, or teaching experience.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.