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The Construction Management (CM) Department within the College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction is seeking applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor (9-month appointment) to start August 2020. The teaching load includes four courses per semester equating to twelve credit hours and one in the summer. The department is looking for applicants that will strengthen and complement the existing Construction Management faculty regarding teaching and research.
Established in 1972, the University of North Florida has grown significantly in size and prominence, particularly in recent years. Today, UNF has over 17,000 students, an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion, and works closely with community leaders and officials to continue to enhance the significant role it plays in the region. Our campus, which includes a nature preserve, beautiful lakes and nature trails, is located between downtown Jacksonville and the Atlantic Ocean in a bustling section of Jacksonville. Here you will find award-winning buildings filled with state-of-the-art equipment that support innovation and excellence. Small class sizes and individualized attention are two of our hallmarks. The construction management program has seen double-digit percentage enrollment growth each of the last several years.
Being strategically located in a major metropolitan area in a growing state, the Department of Construction Management receives overwhelming support from Florida’s strong construction industry. ACCE & ABET accredit the construction management undergraduate program and a Masters degree program is in the final stages of approval. Our students recently enjoyed national success in the ABC and NAHB student competitions and have lately had a 100% job placement rate upon graduation with very competitive salaries.
1.Teach 4 undergraduate courses in the fall and spring semesters with an option to teach in the summer within the Construction Management program.
2.Work with the department on developing the required documents for accreditation.
3.Work with and mentor student organizations, clubs, and competition teams;
4.Collaborate with related disciplines, industry partners, and the first coast community;
1.Master’s degree in construction management or related field (MSc, CE, MBA, MSM, or Architecture) by the position start date.
2.Ability to communicate effectively, work cooperatively with students, faculty, staff, and administrators from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds, conduct themselves professionally, and perform appropriate service functions at the department, college, and university level.
1.Relevant teaching experience, with preference given to teaching experience in higher education.
2.Relevant professional experience in the United States construction industry.
3.Professional certifications or licenses related to the construction industry.
4.Competency in construction management software applications.
5.Ability to teach an integrated curriculum applied to a variety of construction building areas including: design management, jobsite management, residential, commercial, and heavy civil.
Background Check: This position requires background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.
Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.Required Licensure or CertificationMachines/Equipment used regularlyAnticipated Start Date08/03/2020Job Posting Date10/04/2019Application Review Date11/08/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationApril FloresHiring OfficialMag MalekLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions
Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. James Sorce at (904) 620-2759, or [email protected] Initial review of applications will begin on 11/8/2019.
While the confirmation number guarantees that your online application has been successfully received, it does not mean that your application is complete. Your application is not complete until you have uploaded the documents. You must upload the following materials:
1.Letter of interest
3.Contact Information for 3 references as “Department Specific Document” (letters of recommendation will be sought if you advance to on-campus interviews)
4.Unofficial Transcript(s) (official transcripts must be provided prior to hire)
The University of North Florida encourages applications from qualified persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, disability, age, marital status, or gender.Quicklinkhttp://www.unfjobs.org/postings/12191Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
- Curriculum Vitae
- Department Specific: See Special Instructions
- Unofficial Transcripts