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Instructional Assistant Professor - Construction Management -

American Society of Civil Engineers
Houston, TX 77002

Description: 

The Department of Construction Management (CM) at the University of Houston (UH) is seeking candidates for a 9-month non-tenure-track Instructional Assistant Professor position in Construction Management. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2020.

The selected candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses, manage our internship program, maintain industry partnership through our industry advisory boards, and serve the department, college, university, and community. Application review will continue until the position is filled. 

With its vision to be “the industry’s university program” UH CM is dedicated to prepare industry-ready graduates, offer practical curriculum to students and working professionals, and conduct both applied and academic research. The program has an approximate enrollment of 850 undergraduate and graduate students. It has over 180 industry partners in its industry advisory boards and approved internship employer program. The Process & Industrial Construction program was recently recognized for the Spirit of ECC award for its contribution to the industrial construction sector. The CM program is a designated STEM program and is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).  Additional information is available online at:  http://www.uh.edu/technology/departments/cm/

The College of Technology is the third largest college at the University of Houston, and one of the fastest growing. As a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university, we are looking for highly dedicated scholars, researchers, and teachers to help us create and prepare the talent for the future’s technologists, engineers, scientists, and business leaders for a lifetime career of innovation, economic development, and workforce creation.

The University of Houston is public research university that is located on a park-like campus a few minutes from the Houston city center. Houston is an international and multicultural city, and the University reflects this diversity. It is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and it has been recognized as the second most racially and ethnically diverse research institution in the nation. In addition, the University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities to receive National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation focuses on recruiting and retaining a diverse community of scholars. Given this, a candidate should exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the faculty and graduate student population.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: 

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in construction engineering and management, or related fields, such as Construction Science, Civil Engineering, and Architectural Engineering. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates must provide documented evidence that all their degree requirements including successful dissertation defense will be accomplished before the hiring date. All candidates must command excellent written and oral communication skills.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.  

Applications should include: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae (3) statement of teaching philosophy and accomplishments and (4) contact information for three professional references

Employee Status: Regular/Benefits

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in construction engineering and management, or related fields, such as Construction Science, Civil Engineering, and Architectural Engineering. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates must provide documented evidence that all their degree requirements including successful dissertation defense will be accomplished before the hiring date. All candidates must command excellent written and oral communication skills.

Internal Number: (FAC001287)

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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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American Society of Civil Engineers
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