Instructor/Assistant Professor, Construction ManagementAbout Murray State:
Murray State blends educational opportunities found at research institutions with collaborative interactions among students, faculty and staff found at smaller universities. Students receive personalized attention from supportive faculty and staff as the University offers a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Murray State University places our highest priority on student learning and excellent teaching, blending the range of educational opportunities often experienced at research institutions with the nurturing student-teacher interactions usually found at smaller universities.About Murray State Benefits:
Located in the West Kentucky region, Murray State University is a public, comprehensive University which offers a low cost of living, low property taxes, and a four-season climate. Murray has a friendly, small-town atmosphere with locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants, an acclaimed community theater, art guild and award-winning public schools. The area is home to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area, which offers a wide-range of activities and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Located in close proximity to major cities and nearby access to Interstate 24, Murray is just a few hours from Nashville, St. Louis, Louisville and Memphis. Learn more about Careers at Murray State University.
Faculty and staff of Murray State University have access to a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, tuition waivers, generous paid holidays, vacation, sick, and paid parental leave, as well as many other benefit offerings. Please refer to the Murray State Benefits page for more information.Equal Opportunity Employment/Diversity Information:
Murray State embraces diversity in the workplace and values attracting, developing and maintaining a diverse, high-quality faculty, staff, and student body. The University endeavors to create and promote a culturally diverse community to be accepting of and sensitive to diversity in its many varied forms. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.Type of Employment:
Regular Full-TimeWork Location:
Murray, KYEmployment Term:
Academic YearPosition Type:
School of EngineeringSummary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Murray State University is seeking an Instructor or Assistant Professor for the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and Architecture program.Minimum Education Requirements:
Responsibilities include teaching classes in construction planning and management, construction documents, anatomy of buildings, construction scheduling, cost estimating, and other courses related to construction management. This faculty will be expected to develop and maintain construction laboratories and laboratory equipment. Serving as the faculty advisor for a very active AGC Student Organization will be required along with helping to develop professional industry partners for job and internship placement. Development and participation in student recruiting and retention activities will be required.
Masters degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, Building Science, Architecture, or a related field is required.Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:
Experience working in the U.S. construction industry is preferred. Experience with Procore as well as estimating and scheduling software highly preferred. Additionally, U.S. teaching experience is preferred.Minimum Salary:
Note: If the successful candidate is master’s prepared, the position will be filled as a non-tenure track, instructor. If the successful candidate holds a terminal degree appropriate for the position, the position will be filled as a tenure-track, assistant professor.
09/27/2023Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Copies of academic transcripts
- Teaching statement that describes the candidate’s teaching background and interests
- Diversity and inclusion statement that describes how they would create a supportive and inclusive environment for students of all backgrounds (please submit under “Other Document”)
For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by October 28, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.