Job Title: Tenure Track Faculty Construction Management
Job Code: 2360-Tenure Track faculty
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Tenure Information: Tenure Track
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department: Construction Management
Hiring Department Summary: The Department of Construction Management at CSUS is designed for students who enter professional practice immediately upon graduation. The CM program and teaching methods are therefore practical in nature, providing hands-on experience for students through labs and class projects. Graduates of the CM program enjoy an excellent reputation among regional employers and many move quickly into leadership roles on large projects. The CM program enrolls 400 undergraduate students, offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management with a minor degree in Business Administration.
-Teach undergraduate courses in construction management. -Teach a variety of construction management topics. -Advise students. -Participate in the development of instructionally related curriculum. -Contribute to Department, College and University level committee work. -Be involved in Community service. -Engage in student-related activities, such as student club faculty advisor or coach teams for student competitions. -Engage in professional and scholarly activities, including externally funded applied research. -Identify construction field trip locations, obtain permission to visit these sites from responsible party (Prime Contractor, Owner etc.), and lead student field trips to these construction sites.
-Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in construction management, architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a similar profession are required, which must be completed by January 2020. Candidates with other advanced professional degrees (MBA, juris doctorate, etc.) in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a similar profession may also be considered. -Education and experience in several of the following areas: Material testing; construction surveying; construction graphics; construction documents; construction processes and methods; construction operations analysis; construction equipment management; estimating; project management; planning and scheduling; design of soils and foundation structures; construction accounting; construction law; labor relations; computer applications in construction; equipment productivity analysis; design and construction of temporary structures; statics; mechanical and electrical principles in buildings. -Three years minimum practical experience in construction management or construction engineering positions with construction contractors in commercial building, engineering, or industrial segments of the industry. -Excellent oral and written communication skills. -Commitment to teaching excellence. -Ability to effectively teach undergraduate courses in a variety of construction management classes. -Commitment to enhance interaction with and support of the CM Program by the construction industry. -Interest in and competence using computers in construction management applications. -Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population. -Ability to work with faculty colleagues in department and college committees.
-College level teaching experience. -History of continuing professional development. -Interest in producing industry-related research. -PhD in Construction, Civil Engineering, or similar discipline. -Experience where applicant has held position(s) with responsibility for and authority to plan, schedule, monitor, and control construction projects or significant portions of large projects.
Posting Number: F0124P
Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2020, or until filled
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at https://csus.peopleadmin.com/. Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link, by clicking on the Faculty Positions link.
Candidates must include the following application materials: 1. Letter of application: Include a list of the areas in Construction Management that the applicant feels competent to teach; 2. Detailed resumé or curriculum vita that is current; included but not limited to: a. List of Construction, Engineering, and/or Accounting related software, with brief description of competency and experience in each; b. Names, emails, and telephone numbers of at least three recent references who can address the applicant’s professional qualifications. As a minimum, references in each of the following levels: • Academic Role – advisor • Peer Role – Colleague or Coworker • Supervisor Role – former or current • Professional Role – Construction Industry. 3. Unofficial transcripts of all college work. Official transcripts are required if invited for an interview. 4. A written statement of your personal teaching philosophy; 5. A written statement of scholarly interests; and 6. A statement of construction management experience, including project scope of work under your supervision (field, office, self-performed, and subcontracted work), and detailed descriptions of your job position responsibilities. Provide evidence of continuing education (certificates, licenses, coursework beyond degree, etc)
Eligibility Verification: Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).
Campus Diversity Statement: Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Equal Employment Opportunity: California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
* How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
CSU Careers Website
Chronicle of Higher Education
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Documents Needed To Apply
Statement of Scholarly Interests
Internal Number: F0124P
About California State University, Sacramento
The Department of Construction Management at CSUS is designed for students who enter professional practice immediately upon graduation. The CM program and teaching methods are therefore practical in nature, providing hands-on experience for students through labs and class projects. Graduates of the CM program enjoy an excellent reputation among regional employers and many move quickly into leadership roles on large projects. The CM program enrolls 400 undergraduate students, offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management with a minor degree in Business Administration.