Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

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Position TitleAssistant Professor or Associate ProfessorJob Posting Number202058FACJob LocationSan MarcosDepartmentDept of Eng TechnologyPosition Description

The Construction Science and Management (CSM) program at Texas State University is growing! We are seeking two tenure-track assistant professors and/or associate professors to fill needs created by the addition of the proposed Master’s program in Construction Management and in the existing undergraduate Construction Science and Management program.

The CSM program at Texas State is accredited through the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) and currently enjoys over 560 majors, nine dedicated faculty and an active Construction Industry Advisory Council. The department also offers undergraduate degrees in Concrete Industry Management and Engineering Technology. The proposed Master of Science in Construction Management is under development and is expected to commence in Fall 2020.

The selected candidates will be expected to excel as instructors and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, within their areas of expertise, in areas such as: introduction to the construction industry, estimating, project management and scheduling, contracts, ethics and liability, residential and commercial construction systems, heavy civil and highway construction, project cost controls, project delivery and leadership, and others.

The selected candidates are also expected to secure external funding, and to conduct research and publish in areas appropriate for an emerging research institution. Further, the candidates will cooperate with colleagues in program development and providing career counseling and advising to CSM majors, and engage in departmental, university and professional service activities. A candidate hired at the Associate Professor level will also be expected to engage in greater departmental service, including mentoring junior faculty.

Successful applicants will receive appropriate rank and title based on established university and department standards.

Required Qualifications

• Doctoral degree in construction science and management, civil engineering, or a related field;
• Evidence of successful teaching experience; and
• Demonstrated ability, or potential, to conduct scholarly works in a construction related field.

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional licensure or certification as an AIC Associate Constructor, professional engineer, or registered architect, or others such as CMAA, LEED, OSHA, etc.;
• Prior full-time university-level teaching experience in construction management or related programs;
• Record of quality research, publications and presentations;
• Experience with online teaching; and
• Strong oral and written communication skills;

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered

To assure full consideration, please submit the following by December 1, 2019: letter of application, resume/CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the contact information for three references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start DateFall 2020Open DateReview Date12/01/2019Close DateOpen Until Filled?YesLegal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Why Work at Texas State?

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference
Supplemental Questions

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    Posted: 10/10/2019
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