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Faculty Position FY14-72
February 21, 2014                              

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor, Construction

Hiring Unit
School of Engineering 

Job Description
The Department of Construction at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position.  It is anticipated that the appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level; however, rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience.  Selection criteria will emphasize finding the best qualified candidate with the ability to teach a variety of courses in the program; however, expertise in the area of sustainable construction and building information modeling is desired.  Responsibilities include undergraduate instruction, research, and university and public service.  The construction program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education.  The program offers a specialization in Land Surveying Specialization approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  The department is housed in the School of Engineering. Construction faculty members are encouraged to perform research with engineering graduate students and serve on thesis committees.  

An earned Ph.D. is highly preferred.  At least one graduate degree (Ph.D. or Master’s) must be in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field.  Highly qualified applicants with a Master’s degree will be considered at the level of Instructor, or in exceptional cases at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor.  Management experience in the U.S. construction industry, and professional certification or licensure is desirable.

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, tenure track. 

Source of Funds

Commensurate with qualifications.  

Application Process
To apply, submit a letter of application including research and teaching goals and curriculum vitae by email to with “Application for Faculty Position” in the email subject line or by letter to: 

Chair of Faculty Search Committee
Department of Construction
SIUE, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1803

Electronic submission is strongly encouraged (in pdf form only).

Application Deadline
March 23, 2014, however, review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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